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-The Gospel of Thomas and the Historical Jesus

Friday, October 6th, 2017

The Gospel of Thomas?   (From our Apologetica page): Much has been written about so-called ‘lost Christianities’ in the last decade or so. The Gospel of Thomas is always among the early books mentioned that supposedly demonstrate a possible variety of understanding and teaching in early Christianity. First of all, there are a number of […]

-Christian Scholars Respond to So-called ‘Gospel of Jesus’ Wife’

Friday, September 21st, 2012

Here’s an early response from a number of conservative Christian scholars to the so-called ‘Gospel of Jesus’ Wife.’ Contrary to the prevailing media propaganda that it should cause a problem for Christianity, most Christian scholars consider it to be a bad sensational joke from the ignorant ‘gotcha’ secular media. From the Christian Post: The so-called […]

-Re: ‘The Gospel of Jesus’ Wife’

Thursday, September 20th, 2012

From NY Times: CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — A historian of early Christianity at Harvard Divinity School has identified a scrap of papyrus that she says was written in Coptic in the fourth century and contains a phrase never seen in any piece of Scripture: “Jesus said to them, ‘My wife …’ ” The faded papyrus fragment […]

-Earliest Christian Writings Found in a Jordanian Cave?

Thursday, March 31st, 2011

A group of 70 or so lead “mini-books” were apparently discovered by Bedouins in a remote valley of northern Jordan sometime between 2005 and 2007. The small books, or “codices”, appear to be made of cast lead and bound by lead rings with each page or leaf approximately the size of a credit card and […]