MYS296: The 2012 announcement of a papyrus fragment called the Gospel of Jesus’ Wife caused a huge media sensation over the claim that Jesus did have a wife. Jimmy Akin and Dom Bettinelli examine what this fragment is, what it says, and whether it is an authentic, early Christian document.
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Links for this episode:
- Jimmy’s ebook Was Jesus Married?
- Ariel Sabar’s book Veritas: A Harvard Professor, a Con Man, and the Gospel of Jesus’s Wife
- Mark Goodacre’s author page
- Mark Goodacre’s book Thomas and the Gospels
- Karen L. King’s author page
- Ariel Sabar’s article The Unbelievable Tale of Jesus’s Wife
- Ariel Sabar’s article Karen King Responds to “The Unbelievable Tale of Jesus’s Wife”
- 2014 Atlantic article: The Curious Case of Jesus’s Wife
- The Gospel of Jesus’ Wife
- Karen King
- Mark Goodacre’s coverage of the Gospel of Jesus’ Wife
- Mark Goodacre’s podcast NT Pod
- Karen King 2014 interview
- 2016 Boston Globe article
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