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-Scholars Now Believe the “Gospel of Jesus’ Wife” is a Modern Fake

Saturday, July 18th, 2015

Most scholars now believe that the so-called “Gospel of Jesus’ Wife” is a modern fake. This is not a new story but you probably haven’t heard about this on the 10 o’clock news which originally hailed the story of its magnificent discovery. In fact, most folks on the street probably haven’t heard about the scholarly […]

-Does the Recent Camel Study Really Disprove the Bible?

Friday, February 28th, 2014

                                                     (Photo credit: Wikipedia) It has become fashionable, popular, and even lucrative to find reasons to disbelieve in the Bible and its accuracy. Any research or study that comes along that challenges the Bible in any way gets immediate play in the main stream media and rarely are any retorts or responses ever published. Recently […]

-Dr. Charlesworth on Patio Tomb (Talpiot B)

Sunday, May 13th, 2012

(Image- Princeton) Just before Easter, James Tabor and Simcha Jacobovici made all sorts of sensational claims about their discovery of a new ‘Patio’ tomb at Talpiot. These are the same guys who brought us the supposed ‘Jesus Family Tomb’ a couple of years ago. They produced a book and a documentary all about their new […]

-Ben Witherington’s Take on the Lead Codices

Wednesday, April 6th, 2011

Here’s NT Scholar Dr. Ben Witherington’s take on the discovery of the ‘lead codies’: “Lead or Mislead—- The Curious Case of the Lead Codices”

-Earliest Icons of Four Apostles Discovered in Rome?

Wednesday, June 23rd, 2010

(Catacombs by nd_architecture_library via Flickr) Early icons of four Apostles have been discovered in catacombs in Rome. The likenesses of Peter, Paul, John, and Andrew dating from the late 4th century are being touted as the earliest known icons of the Apostles. But is that really the case? I would expect earlier examples from Asia […]