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Cairo 2008 Coptic Congress Papers Publication

Important message from Christian Askeland: “Anne Boud’hors and Peeter’s publishing house have generously agreed to publish papers from the 2008 Cairo congress within a 2013 edition of the Journal of Coptic Studies.  The effort will be organized by Christian Askeland, … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Christian Askeland on the Coptic Versions of the Gospel of John

In earlier posts, Alin announced his discovery of several previously unidentified fragments of the Fayumic New Testament.  These discoveries are particularly exciting for those of us involved in the textual criticism of the New Testament. In 1874, the Bishop of … Continue reading

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New Fragments of the Gospels in Fayyumic

The remnants of several Fayyumic Biblical codices which belonged to the White Monastery survive scattered in various modern collections. They were studied over the course of time by several scholars. For her part, Anne Boud’hors published some of the fragments … Continue reading

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A Hitherto Unnoticed Coptic Fragment from the Apocalypse of John

Earlier this year, my friend Christian Askeland completed and defended successfully his doctoral thesis at the University of Cambridge. The title of his dissertation is “John’s Gospel: The Coptic Translations of Its Greek Text,” and it was already accepted for … Continue reading

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