(RNS) A year and a half after unveiling a slip of papyrus that she dubbed the “Gospel of Jesus’s Wife,” Harvard Bible scholar Karen King has released the results of long-delayed testing on the controversial fragment that appear to show it is not a modern forgery. But a host of questions remain.
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(RNS) Though the project may seem heretical to some Christians, a group of scholars has added 10 new texts to the New Testament, including some that were rejected by the early church and others that just came to light in the last century.
(RNS) The Harvard Theological Review is postponing publication of a major article on the papyrus fragment in which Jesus seems to refer to his wife, raising further doubts about a discovery that was set to turn Christian history on its head when it was announced last September. By David Gibson.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) The Vatican newspaper called the “Jesus wife” papyrus a “clumsy fake” that suits “contemporary ideology,” not the historical Jesus. By Alessandro Speciale.
(RNS) Does a newly revealed scrap of papyrus prove that Jesus had a wife? What does the discovery mean for contemporary Christians? Five big questions about the so-called “Gospel of Jesus' Wife.'' By Daniel Burke and David Gibson.
(RNS) A newly revealed piece of papyrus offers fresh evidence that some early Christians believed that Jesus was married, according to a Harvard Divinity School professor. Dan Brown, if you're listening, call your office. By Daniel Burke.