Harvard Scholar Researching Ancient Reference To Jesus's Wife

April 16, 2014

It reads like something out of Dan Brown thriller: A Harvard professor is contacted by an anonymous collector with a tantalizing artifact, a small scrap of papyrus covered with an ancient text making the first known reference to the wife of Jesus. The notion that Jesus might have been married sparked controversy in the Christian world, and Harvard scholar Karen King is at the center of it.

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