The title of this post comes from a post by Bob Cargill which responds to the suggestion that the “fish” on one of the Talpiot ossuaries is inspired by a tropical fish. It includes this image which treats the logic of that claim facetiously but effectively.
Tom Verenna’s reference to “leaps in logic” is presumably a funny allusion to the phrase “jumping the shark.” Jim West mixes metaphors to drive a stake through the nail through the heart of the
James Tabor posted an example of fish imagery on an ossuary, as well as information about the technical side of exploring a tomb of this sort via camera. He also shared his latest thoughts on the James ossuary.
Christopher Rollston discusses the Aramaic term Mara which featured prominently in the discussion a few years ago regarding Talpiot tomb A. He also offered a post about ancient belief in the resurrection, and a summary and restatement on the four-lined inscription.
Gregory Snyder responds to Rollston’s reading of the inscription mentioned above.
Mike Heiser also blogged about the aforementioned inscription and the discussion pertaining to it.