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Did Jesus Have a Wife? – The “Jesus’ Wife” Papyrus

 

King & Papyrus

Karen King of Harvard Divinity School holding up the “Jesus’ Wife” Papyrus

 

Be very cautious of sensationalist claims and findings on biblical archeology reported by the media firsthand.

 

 How the ‘Jesus’ Wife’ Hoax Fell Apart – Wall Street Journal online – May 1, 2014

 

 

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James D. G. Dunn Interview by Eerdmans Publishing on his new book “The Oral Gospel Tradition”

 

James D. G. Dunn is Lightfoot Professor Emeritus of Divinity at the University of Durham in England and a New Testament scholar. He is widely regarded as one of the foremost scholars in the world today on the thought and writings of St. Paul.

 

In this interview he talks about his latest book The Oral Gospel Tradition. When we read about the life of Jesus, we forget that the gospels were written down many decades after Jesus’ life and during that gap between his life and the written gospels there was a rich oral tradition about Jesus that the gospel writers were dependent upon.

 

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