Christian Apocrypha for popular audiences

One of the foremost North American scholars of the Apocrypha, Tony Burke, blogged a very interesting post yesterday about the panels he served on during his first day at the recent meeting of the Society Biblical Literature/American Academy of Religion in San Diego, California. Particularly noteworthy is his account of a panel that addressed the various difficulties and complications of presenting noncanonical ancient Christian literature, from Gnostic texts to the Gospel of Thomas to the Protoevangelium of James to the so-called Lost Gospel, in the popular sphere. Read it here.