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Pamela Reaves: Papers & Publications

Publications

“Revelation Relocated: Reflections on Jerusalem in the Testimony of Truth (NHC IX,3) and the First Apocalypse of James (NHC V,3; Cod. Tch.2).” Vigiliae Christianae 73 (2019): 38-53.

“John the Baptist and the Jordan River: The Arrival of the Son of Man in the Testimony of Truth (NHC IX,3) and Parallels in the Paraphrase of Shem (NHC VII,1).” Journal of Early Christian Studies 27 (2019): 55-83.

“Gnosis in Alexandria: A Study in Ancient Christian Interpretation and Intra-Group Dynamics.” Studia Patristica XCI (2017): 315-324.

 “Pseudo-Peter and Persecution: (Counter-)Evaluations of Suffering in the Coptic Apocalypse of Peter (NHC VII,3) and the Letter of Peter to Philip (NHC VIII,2),” in Fakes, Forgeries, and Fictions: Writing Ancient and Modern Christian Apocrypha, ed. Tony Burke (Wipf & Stock, 2017), 129-151.

 “Multiple Martyrdoms and Christian Identity in Clement of Alexandria’s Stromateis.” Studia Patristica LXVI, ed. M. Vinzent, (Peeters, 2013), 61-68.

 “Text and Gnosis: A Consideration of Clement of Alexandria’s Thought Regarding Written Instruction.” Studia Patristica XLI, ed. F. Young, (Peeters, 2006), 213-217.

 “Basilides” and “Heracleon,” in The Encyclopedia of Ancient History, ed. R. Bagnall, et al, (Wiley-Blackwell, Online Edition, 2015).

 “Carpocrates, Carpocratians” in The Encyclopedia of Ancient History, ed. R. Bagnall, et al (Wiley-Blackwell, 2012).

 “Perpetua and Felicitas” in The Cambridge Dictionary of Christianity, ed. D. M. Patte (Cambridge University Press, 2010).

Conference Papers

"Cosmic Clouds and Divine Encounters in Paraphrase of Shem (NHC VII,1) and Related Traditions." Society of Biblical Literature International Meeting, August 2018

“Revelation Relocated: Reflections on Jerusalem in Testimony of Truth (NHC IX,3) and the First Apocalypse of James (NHC V,3; Cod. Tch. 2).” Nag Hammadi and Gnosticism Network Meeting, October 2017

“Apostolic Encounters with Persecution in the First Apocalypse of James (NHC V,3; Cod. Tch. 2),” Society of Biblical Literature Annual Meeting, November 2016

“Peter in Alexandria: Apostolic Connections and Intra-Christian Competition,” AAR/SBL Rocky Mountains-Great Plains Regional Meeting, April 2016

“Pseudo-Peter and Persecution: (Counter-)Evaluations of Suffering in the Coptic Apocalypse of Peter (NHC VII,3) and The Letter of Peter to Philip (NHC VIII,2),” York Christian Apocrypha Symposium: “Fakes, Forgeries, and Fictions” Writing Ancient and Modern Christian Apocrypha, September 2015

“John and the Jordan, Elizabeth and Mary: The Entrance of the Son of Man in the Testimony of Truth (NHC IX,3) and Parallels in the Paraphrase of Shem (NHC VII,1),” Nag Hammadi and Gnosticism Network Meeting, September 2015

“Persecution without Suffering: Christian Identity in Apocalypse of Peter (NHC VII, 3),” Society of Biblical Literature Annual Meeting, November 2011 

 “True Testimony: Gnostic Martyrdom and Early Christian Identity,” Society of Biblical Literature Annual Meeting, November 2007

“Born Again Digital: Violence & Early Christian Persecution in Catechumen,” American Academy of Religion Annual Meeting, November 2007

 “A Giant Jesus: Deciphering the Resurrection Report in the Gospel of Peter,” American Society of Church History Spring Conference, March 2007

 “Why Die?: Philosophical Currents in Early Christian Evaluations of Martyrdom,” Society of Biblical Literature Annual Meeting, November 2005

 “To ‘Roast’ or ‘Boast’: The Textual Question of 1 Corinthians 13:3,” Society of Biblical Literature Annual Meeting, November 2003