Friday, August 20, 2010

Select Bibliography (2005-) for Clement's Letter to Theodore

For works published before 2005 cf. Scott G. Brown's Mark's Other Gospel: Rethinking Morton Smith's Controversial Discovery. ESCJ 15. Waterloo, Ontario: Wilfrid Laurier University Press.

NOTE: an on-going project. Errors and omissions can be recorded on the comments below.

Other bibliographies:

* Wieland Willker's The Secret Gospel of Mark Homepage records the most important new works.

* Peter Jeffery's Reactions to: follows the reception of his book The Secret Gospel of Mark Unveiled: Imagined Rituals of Sex, Death, and Madness in a Biblical Forgery. New Haven: Yale University Press.

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Monographs and articles

2005

Brown, Scott G.
-Mark's Other Gospel: Rethinking Morton Smith's Controversial Discovery. ESCJ 15. Waterloo, Ontario: Wilfrid Laurier University Press.

Carlson, Stephen C.
-The Gospel Hoax: Morton Smith's Invention of Secret Mark. Waco, Texas: Baylor University Press.

Foster, Paul
-Secret Mark: Its Discovery and the State of Research. The Expository Times 117, 46-52. Available online at http://ext.sagepub.com/cgi/reprint/117/2/46

Gundry, Robert H.
-The Old Is Better: New Testament Essays in Support of Traditional Interpretations. Wissenschaftliche Untersuchungen zum Neuen Testament 178. Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck.

Mitchell, Margaret M.
-Patristic Counter-Evidence to the Claim that 'The Gospels Were Written for All Christians'. NTS 51, 36-79.

Rau, Eckhard
-Zwischen Gemeindechristentum und christlicher Gnosis: Das geheimen Markusevangelium und das Geheimnis des Reiches Gottes. NTS 51, 482-504.

Viklund, Roger
-Den Jesus som aldrig funnits: en kritisk granskning av Bibelns Jesus och kristendomens uppkomst. Röbäck: Vimi.

2006

Allerton, John
-The Secret Gospel of Mark and the Sexual Orientation of Jesus. Faith and Freedom: A Journal of Progressive Religion 59, 108-113.

Aubert, Jean-Jacques
-Christianisme antique, droit romain et homosexualité. In Michael Groneberg (ed.), Der Mann als sexuelles Wesen. L'homme – créature sexuelle: Zur Normierung männlicher Erotik. La normation de l'érotisme masculin. Ethik und politische Philosophie 13. Freiburg: Academic Press Fribourg, 103-125.

Brown, Scott G.
-Factualizing the Folklore: Stephen Carlson's Case Against Morton Smith. Harvard Theological Review 99, 291-327.
-The Question of Motive in the Case Against Morton Smith. JBL 125, 351-383.
-Reply to Stephen Carlson. The Expository Times 117:4, 144-149. Available online at http://ext.sagepub.com/cgi/reprint/117/4/144

Carlson, Stephen C.
-Reply to Scott Brown. The Expository Times 117:5, 185-188.

Conner, Robert
-Jesus the Sorcerer: Exorcist, Prophet of the Apocalypse. Oxford: Mandrake.

Esler, Philip F. & Piper, Ronald A.
-Lazarus, Mary and Martha: A Social-Scientific and Theological Reading of John. London: SCM.

Humphrey, Hugh M.
-From Q to "Secret" Mark: A Composition History of the Earliest Narrative Theology. London: T&T Clark.

2007

Brown, Scott G.
-An essay review of Peter Jeffery, The Secret Gospel of Mark Unveiled: Imagined Rituals of Sex, Death, and Madness in a Biblical Forgery, Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org]. Available online at http://bookreviews.org/pdf/5627_5944.pdf

Collins, Adela Yarbro
-Mark: A Commentary. Hermeneia – A Critical and Historical Commentary on the Bible. Minneapolis: Fortress Press.

Craig, William Lane
-Contending with Christianity's Critics: Answering New Atheists and Other Objectors. Nashville: Broadman & Holman.

Jeffery, Peter
-The Secret Gospel of Mark Unveiled: Imagined Rituals of Sex, Death, and Madness in a Biblical Forgery. New Haven: Yale University Press.

Martin, Annick
-À propos de la lettre attribuée à Clément d'Alexandrie sur l'évangile secret de Marc. In Louis Painchaud & Paul-Hubert Poirier (ed.), Colloque international "L'Évangile selon Thomas et les textes de Nag Hammadi". Volume 8 of Bibliothèque copte de Nag Hammadi: Section "Etudes". Sainte-Foy, Québec: Presses de l'Université Laval, 277-300.

Perkins, Pheme
-Introduction to the Synoptic Gospels. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans.

Piovanelli, Pierluigi
-L'évangile secret de Marc trente trois ans après, entre potentialités exégétiques et difficultés techniques. Revue Biblique 114, 52-72, 237-254.

Russo, Nicholas V.
-A Note on the Role of Secret Mark in the Search for the Origins of Lent. Studia Liturgica 37, 181-197.

Strobel, Lee
-The Case for the Real Jesus: A Journalist Investigates Current Attacks on the Identity of Christ. Grand Rapids: Zondervan.

2008

Black, David Alan
-Mark 16:8 as the Conclusion to the Second Gospel. In David Alan Black (ed.), Perspectives on the Ending of Mark: Four Views. Nashville: Broadman and Holman, ?-?.

Brown, Scott G.
-The Letter to Theodore: Stephen Carlson’s Case against Clement’s Authorship. JECS 16:4, 535-572.

Jay, Jeff
-A New Look at the Epistolary Framework of the Secret Gospel of Mark. JECS 16:4, 573-597.

Klauck, Hans-Josef
-Die apokryphe Bibel: Ein anderer Zugang zum frühen Christentum. Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck.

Morton Smith and Gershom Scholem, Correspondence 1945-1982
-Morton Smith and Gershom Scholem, Correspondence 1945-1982. Guy G. Stroumsa (ed.). Jerusalem Studies in Religion and Culture. Leiden: Brill.

Paananen, Timo S.
-Kuka kirjoitti Salaisen Markuksen evankeliumin? Osa 1: Morton Smith vs. Stephen C. Carlson. Vartija 121:3, 83-97.
-Kuka kirjoitti Salaisen Markuksen evankeliumin? Osa 2: Morton Smith vs. Peter Jeffery. Vartija 121:4, 123-132.

Pantuck, Allan J. & Brown, Scott G.
-Morton Smith as M. Madiotes: Stephen Carlson's Attribution of Secret Mark to a Bald Swindler. JSHJ 6, 106-125.

Pearson, Birger A.
-The Secret Gospel of Mark: A 20th Century Forgery. Interdisciplinary Journal of Research on Religion 4 Article 6, 1-14.

2009

Grafton, Anthony
-Gospel Secrets: The Biblical Controversies of Morton Smith. The Nation. Available online at http://www.thenation.com/doc/20090126/grafton/single

Hedrick, Charles W.
-An Amazing Discovery. BAR 35:6, 44-48, 86.

Henige, David
-Authorship Renounced. The 'Found' Source in the Historical Record. JSP 41, 31-55.

Jaffé, Dan
-Jésus sous la plume des historiens juifs du XXe siècle: Approche historique, perspectives historiographiques, analyses méthodologiques. Paris: Cerf.

Keener, Craig S.
-The Historical Jesus of the Gospels: Jesus in Historical Context. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans.

Koester, Helmut
-Was Morton Smith a Great Thespian and I a Complete Fool? BAR 35:6, 54-58, 88.

Köstenberger, Andreas J.
-The Cradle, the Cross, and the Crown: An Introduction to the New Testament. Nashville: Broadman & Holdman.

Landry, David
-Noncanonical Texts: The Da Vinci Code and Beyond. Word & World 29, 367-379.

Meyer, Marvin
-Whom Did Jesus Love Most? Beloved Disciples in John and Other Gospels. In Tuomas Rasimus (ed.), The Legacy of John: Second-Century Reception of the Fourth Gospel. Leiden: Brill, 73-92.

Shanks, Hershel
-Morton Smith – Forger. BAR 35:6, 49-53, 86-88.
-Restoring a Dead Scholar's Reputation. BAR 35:6, 59-61, 90-92.

Solow, Andrew R. & Smith, Woollcott K.
-A Statistical Problem Concerning the Mar Saba Letter. The American Statistician 63, 254-257.

2010

Anastasopoulou, Venetia
-Experts Report Handwriting Examination. Available online at http://www.bib-arch.org/pdf/secret-mark-analysis.pdf

Beskow, Per
-Modern Mystifications of Jesus. In Delbert Burkett (ed.), The Blackwell Companion to Jesus. New York: Wiley-Blackwell, 458-474.

DuBois, Page
-Out of Athens: The New Ancient Greeks. Cambridge: Harvard University Press.

Rau, Eckhard
-Das Geheimnis des Reiches Gottes: Die esoterische Rezeption der Lehre Jesu im geheimen Markusevangelium. In Jörg Frey & Jens Schröter (ed.), Jesus in apokryphen Evangelienüberlieferungen: Beiträge zu außerkanonischen Jesusüberlieferungen aus verschiedenen Sprach- und Kulturtraditionen. Wissenschaftliche Untersuchungen zum Neuen Testament 254. Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, ?-?.
-Weder gefälscht noch authentisch? Überlegungen zum Status des geheimen Markusevangeliums als Quelle des antiken Christentums. In Jörg Frey & Jens Schröter (ed.), Jesus in apokryphen Evangelienüberlieferungen: Beiträge zu außerkanonischen Jesusüberlieferungen aus verschiedenen Sprach- und Kulturtraditionen. Wissenschaftliche Untersuchungen zum Neuen Testament 254. Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, ?-?.

Schröter, Jens
-The Gospel of Mark. In David E. Aune (ed.), The Blackwell Companion to the New Testament. Volume 28 of Blackwell Companions to Religion. New York: John Wiley and Sons, 272-295.

Watson, Francis
-Beyond Suspicion: On the Authorship of the Mar Saba Letter and the Secret Gospel of Mark. The Journal of Theological Studies 61, 128-170. Available online at http://jts.oxfordjournals.org.proxy.library.nd.edu/cgi/content/full/61/1/128

2011

Jeffery, Peter
-The Mystical Chorus of the Truth Itself: Liturgy and Mystery in Clement of Alexandria. In B. J. Groen & S. H. Teeples (ed.), Inquiries into Eastern Christian Worship: Acts of the Second International Congress of the Society of Oriental Liturgy, Rome, 17-21 September 2008. Eastern Christian Studies 10. Leuven: Peeters. (not yet published)

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Online (unpublished) articles

2005

Smith, Kyle
-‘Mixed with Inventions’: Salt and Metaphor in Secret Mark. Available online at http://www-user.uni-bremen.de/~wie/Secret/SALT-PAPER.rtf

2006

Carlson, Stephen C.
-Brown on Morton Smith’s Motives in JBL. Available online at http://hypotyposeis.org/weblog/2006/07/brown-on-morton-smiths-motives-in-jbl.html

2007

Jeffery, Peter
-The Secret Gospel of Mark Unveiled: Reply to Scott G. Brown. (1) Available online at http://www.music.princeton.edu/~jeffery/replytobrown.pdf
-The Secret Gospel of Mark Unveiled: Reply to Scott G. Brown. (2) Available online at http://music.princeton.edu/~jeffery/Review%20of%20Biblical%20Literature-Jeffery%20reply%20to%20Brown.pdf

2008

Shandruk, Walter M.
-Carlson's Handwriting Analysis on Secret Mark. Available online at http://neonostalgia.com/weblog/?p=484
-Statistics and Hapax Legomena in the Mar Saba Letter. Available online at http://neonostalgia.com/weblog/?p=496

2009

Burgess, Matthew
-“Whatever Makes for Progress Towards Gnosis”: Esoterism and Spiritual Advancement in the Stromateis and the Letter to Theodore. Available online at http://sites.google.com/site/moreconfessionsofabiblejunkie/Home/ClementPaper-Final.pdf?attredirects=0

Capps, Donald
-The Diagnostic Question. A conference paper for “The Secret Gospel of Mark, Sex, Death,and Madness; The Psychodynamics of Morton Smith's Proposal," session 21-330 ("Psychology and Biblical Studies") at the annual meeting of the Society of Biblical Literature in New Orleans, November 21, 2009, 4:00-6:30 PM. Available online at http://psybibs.revdak.com/2009/capps.diagnostic_question.htm

Conner, Robert
-Magic in the New Testament – Chapter 12: A Letter to Theodore. Available online at http://www.scribd.com/doc/36964375/A-Letter-to-Theodore

Jeffery, Peter
-The Secret Gospel of Mark Revisited. A conference paper for “The Secret Gospel of Mark, Sex, Death,and Madness; The Psychodynamics of Morton Smith's Proposal," session 21-330 ("Psychology and Biblical Studies") at the annual meeting of the Society of Biblical Literature in New Orleans, November 21, 2009, 4:00-6:30 PM. Available online at http://psybibs.revdak.com/2009/jeffery.morton_smith.pdf (Handout available online at http://psybibs.revdak.com/2009/jefferysblhandout.pdf)
-Secret Gospel: Response to the Panelists. A conference paper for “The Secret Gospel of Mark, Sex, Death,and Madness; The Psychodynamics of Morton Smith's Proposal," session 21-330 ("Psychology and Biblical Studies") at the annual meeting of the Society of Biblical Literature in New Orleans, November 21, 2009, 4:00-6:30 PM. Available online at http://psybibs.revdak.com/2009/jeffery.response.pdf

Jensen, Robin M.
-The Secret Gospel and Alexandrian Baptism: A Response to Peter Jeffery’s The Secret Gospel of Mark Unveiled. A conference paper for “The Secret Gospel of Mark, Sex, Death,and Madness; The Psychodynamics of Morton Smith's Proposal," session 21-330 ("Psychology and Biblical Studies") at the annual meeting of the Society of Biblical Literature in New Orleans, November 21, 2009, 4:00-6:30 PM. Available online at http://psybibs.revdak.com/2009/jensen.baptism.htm

Lawrence, Raymond J.
-Peter Jeffery’s The Secret Gospel of Mark Unveiled: Imagined Rituals of Sex, Death, and Madness in a Biblical Forgery. A conference paper for “The Secret Gospel of Mark, Sex, Death,and Madness; The Psychodynamics of Morton Smith's Proposal," session 21-330 ("Psychology and Biblical Studies") at the annual meeting of the Society of Biblical Literature in New Orleans, November 21, 2009, 4:00-6:30 PM. Available online at http://psybibs.revdak.com/2009/lawrence.html

Morris, Lisa
-From History to Mystery: The Life and Teachings of the Historical Jesus. Self-published through Lulu at http://www.lulu.com/product/paperback/from-history-to-mystery-the-life-and-teachings-of-the-historical-jesus/6456850

Viklund, Roger
- One Thousand and One Untruths: How Reliable Is the Account of Secret Mark by Lee Strobel and Craig Evans? Available online a http://www.jesusgranskad.se/strobel2.htm
-Reclaiming Clement's Letter to Theodoros: An Examination of Carlson’s Handwriting Analysis. Available online at http://www.jesusgranskad.se/theodore.htm
-Den symboliskt utformade förlagan till Markusevangeliet – populärt benämnd Hemliga Markusevangeliet. Available online at http://www.jesusgranskad.se/hm1.htm
-Tremors, or Just an Optical Illusion? A Further Evaluation of Carlson’s Handwriting Analysis. Available online at http://www.jesusgranskad.se/theodore2.htm

2010

Brown, Scott G. & Pantuck, Allan J.
-Stephen Carlson's Questionable Questioned Document Examination. Available online at http://salainenevankelista.blogspot.com/2010/04/stephen-carlsons-questionable.html (blog edition) and http://www-user.uni-bremen.de/~wie/Secret/Pantuck-Brown-2010.pdf (pdf)

Viklund, Roger
-A Quest for Secret Mark’s Authenticity: A Chain is as Strong as its Weakest Link. Available online at http://www.jesusgranskad.se/quest.htm

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Book reviews

2005

Bethune, Brian
-Mark's Secret Gospel. Maclean's 118, 48-49. Available online at http://www.macleans.ca/article.jsp?content=20050516_105698_105698

Foster, Paul
-Books of the Month: Secret Mark is no Secret Anymore – Secret Mark: Uncovering a Hoax. The Expository Times 117:2, 64-68. Available online at http://ext.sagepub.com/cgi/reprint/117/2/64

Kaestli, Jean-Daniel
-Rapport du secrétaire général sur l’année 2005-2006 (Assemblée générale de l’AELAC, Mont-Roland, Dole, vendredi 30 juin 2006 à 20 h. 30). Le Bulletin de l'AELAC 15-16, 13-18.

Pearse, Roger
-Review of The Gospel Hoax. Unpublished. Available online at http://www.tertullian.org/rpearse/reviews/carlson_gospel_hoax.htm

Price, Robert M.
-Review of Mark's Other Gospel in The Journal of Higher Criticism 11, 155-159. Available online at http://www.robertmprice.mindvendor.com/reviews/brown_mark_other_gospel.htm
-Review of The Gospel Hoax in The Journal of Higher Criticism 11, 153-155. Available online at http://www.robertmprice.mindvendor.com/reviews/carlson_gospel_hoax.htm

Smith, Ben C.
-Review of The Gospel Hoax. Unpublished. Available online at http://www.textexcavation.com/secretmark.html

2006

Blomberg, Craig L.
-Review of The Gospel Hoax in The Denver Journal 9. Available online at http://www.denverseminary.edu/article/the-gospel-hoax-morton-smiths-invention-of-secret-mark/

Chilton, Bruce
-Unmasking a False Gospel. The New York Sun (October 25, 2006). Available online at http://www.nysun.com/arts/unmasking-a-false-gospel/42197/

Gray, Patrick
-Review of The Gospel Hoax in Touchstone: A Journal of Mere Christianity 19, 51-52.

Holmes, Michael W.
-Review of The Gospel Hoax in Religious Studies Review 32, 123.

Kruger, Michael J.
-Review of The Gospel Hoax in Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society 49, 422-424.

Marshall, Chris
-Review of The Gospel Hoax in Stimulus: The New Zealand Journal of Christian Thought & Practice 14, 41-42.

Taylor, Nicholas H.
-Review of Mark's Other Gospel in Journal for the Study of the New Testament 28, 136.

2007

Blomberg, Craig L.
-Review of Stephen Carlson, The Gospel Hoax: Morton Smith's Invention of Secret Mark, Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (2007). Available online at http://bookreviews.org/pdf/5707_6023.pdf

Cameron, Ron
-Review of Mark's Other Gospel in University of Toronto Quarterly 76, 293-295.

Chilton, Bruce
-Review of The Gospel Hoax in Review of Rabbinic Judaism 10, 122-128.

Foster, Paul
-Secret Mark Again. The Expository Times 119, 50-51. Available online at http://ext.sagepub.com/cgi/reprint/119/1/50

Harris, W. V.
-A Bible Fantasy. Times Literary Supplement No. 5455, 23. Available online at http://tls.timesonline.co.uk/article/0,,25371-2649536,00.html

Patterson, Dilys N.
-Review of Mark's Other Gospel in Studies in Religion/Sciences Religieuses
36, 352-353.

Shiell, William D.
-Review of The Gospel Hoax in Perspectives in Religious Studies 34, 111-116.

Tuckett, Christopher
-Review of The Gospel Hoax in Journal of Theological Studies 58, 193-195.

Webb, Robert L.
-Review of Mark's Other Gospel in Journal for the Study of the Historical Jesus 5, 106.
-Review of The Gospel Hoax in Journal for the Study of the Historical Jesus 5, 106.
-Review of The Secret Gospel of Mark Unveiled in Journal for the Study of the Historical Jesus 5, 216. Available online at http://jhj.sagepub.com/cgi/reprint/5/2/205.pdf

2008

Le Boulluec, Alain
-Review of Mark's Other Gospel & The Gospel Hoax in Apocrypha 19, 308-313.

Jay, Jeff
-Review of The Gospel Hoax in The Journal of Religion 88, 98-99.

Johnson, Maxwell E.
-Review of The Secret Gospel of Mark Unveiled in Worship 82, 85-89.

Rousse-Lacordaire, Jérome
-Bulletin d'Histoire des Ésotérismes. Revue des sciences philosophiques et théologiques 92, 849-850.

2009

Ellens, Harold J.
-Review of Peter Jeffery, The Secret Gospel of Mark Unveiled: Imagined Rituals of Sex, Death, and Madness in a Biblical Forgery, Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org]. Available online at http://bookreviews.org/pdf/5627_7785.pdf

Kelley, Nicole
-Review of The Secret Gospel of Mark Unveiled in Magic, Ritual and Witchcraft 4, 114-117. Available online at http://muse.jhu.edu/login?uri=/journals/magic_ritual_and_witchcraft/v004/4.1.kelley.html

Price, Robert M.
-Review of The Secret Gospel of Mark Unveiled. Unpublished. Available online at http://www.robertmprice.mindvendor.com/reviews/jeffery_secret_gospel.htm

4 comments:

  1. Hi Timo, Robert Price's reviews of "The Gospel Hoax" and "Mark's other Gospel" have been published on "The Journal of Higher Criticism", Volume 11 No. 2 (Fall 2005), p.153-155 and p.155-159, respectively.
    Best
    Fabrizio

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  2. Thanks, Fabrizio. Made the correction and listed a dozen other reviews. Some 20 reviews still waiting for their turn.

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  3. Conner's essay on the letter to Theodore is now available at
    http://www.scribd.com/doc/36964375/A-Letter-to-Theodore

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  4. Thanks Anonymous, totally forgot to change the address until now, thanks!

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