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Mark Goodacre

What’s the Status of an Academic Blog Post?

Last week, Tim Lacy brought to my attention this interesting, recent blog post by Mark Goodacre, Associate Professor of Religion at Duke and author of the NT Blog.  Back in 2010, Goodacre had put up a blog post concerning a mysterious passage in the non-Canonical Gospel of Peter, in which a walking cross emerges from Jesus’s tomb and conducts a conversation with a heavenly voice. Goodacre suggested that perhaps the best explanation for this passage was a Greek scribal error, that rather than a cross, the walking and talking was being done by a crucified-one, i.e. Jesus. Goodacre now reports Read more