Blurb of Carlson’s Gospel Hoax

Publisher’s Weekly reviews the book we’re all waiting for with bated breath: Stephen Carlson’s The Gospel Hoax: Morton Smith’s Invention of Secret Mark. The reviewer concludes,

“Utilizing sound historical and linguistic methods, Carlson presents a convincing case for Smith’s authorship of Secret Mark. While readers unfamiliar with the critical apparatus scholars use to evaluate ancient texts will find the book challenging, Carlson’s presentation of the evidence strongly supports his views.” (PW, July 25, p 70).

Not that PW is an authority on these things. This simply confirms what we knew all along but, unlike Stephen, couldn’t prove.

One thought on “Blurb of Carlson’s Gospel Hoax

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s