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Here is a video of the recent Cadbury Lecture delivered by Mark Goodacre at the University of Birmingham:
It just occurred to me, is this what is meant by “Jesus and the Mary chain”?
As I remember, Karen King’s main point was that if not a fake, this proves not that Jesus had a wife, but that early Christians had a diversity of opinion on Jesus’s life. For Valentines Day from the Gospel of Mary, “Levi answered, speaking to Peter, “Peter (Mark), you have always been a wrathful person. Now I see you are contending against the woman like the adversaries. For if the Savior made her worth, who are you then for your part to reject her? Assuredly the Savior’s knowledge of her is completely reliable. That is why he loved her more than us.”‘ Mark should send a Valentinus Card to Karen.
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