An Update on the So-Called "Jesus Wife" Papyrus Fragment

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Excerpt The Boston Globe is reporting that the so-called Jesus' Wife Papyrus fragment, brought to the public fore by Harvard professor Karen King in September 2012, is not a modern forgery. Continue reading

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I reported on this story back in September 2012. See: Brief Reflections on the So-Called Jesus Wife Fragment. At that time, there was some debate concerning the authenticity of the fragment. On April 10, 2014 a new study was released, claiming that the papyrus fragment was ancient and not a modern forgery.

For more on this story, see the Boston Globe Story (off-site link).

Biblical Archaeological Review weighs in, with additional sources. (off-site link).

Commentary from Dr. Albert Mohler (off-site link).

Many still believe the papyrus is a fake (off-site link).

Commentary from NT Textual expert, Dr. Daniel Wallace (off-site link).

In-depth discussion on Evangelical Textual Criticism Blog (off-site link).

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