The New York Times is carrying a story of a scholar who has a piece of papyrus which refers to Jesus having a wife.
She's even dubbed it "The Gospel of Jesus' Wife."
Isn't that "special."
Does this mean that Dan Brown was right all along? That Jesus was married? To Mary Magdalen even?
Are we going to have to deal with all that nonsense again?
Before things get too far out of hand, let's take a look at this issue and what it means . . .
The Basic Facts
According to the NYT:
A historian of early Christianity at Harvard Divinity School has identified a scrap of papyrus that she says was written in Coptic in the fourth century and contains a phrase never seen in any piece...READ MORE