Day: September 18, 2012

Jesus Won’t Shut Up about His Wife

A new papyri fragment from the fourth century has Jesus speaking of his wife in a very fragmented way. It will no doubt engender controversy far exceeding its tiny size. The good news is, at least, it isn’t an obvious forgery.

The NY Times story can be read here.

Update: Harvard Divinity School dedicated webpage on the subject, with photo, translation, and faq, is here. (hat tip:Candida Moss )