Fred Lapham, An Introduction to the New Testament Apocrypha (London & New York: T & T Clark, 2003)
Review by Leslie Houlden
But in one case the editor’s campaign has already had a resounding victory, in every school and church in the land. Sydney Carter’s hymn “The Lord of the Dance” had its origin in the Acts of John, from the mid-second century, where Jesus is depicted, just before his Passion, standing in the midst of his disciples and bidding them join hands and dance with him.Yes; and I didn't know that.
Now, none of the canonical writers thought of that, did they; and is it not wonderful?