I’m a little late on this, but I just learned the details. You will remember a few years ago when a Harvard professor announced the discovery of an ancient manuscript fragment in which Jesus refers to “my wife” and says “she will be able to be my disciple.” Many questioned the text’s authenticity, but everyone had to wait for further tests. Then there were tests, and news reports said that the fragment is very ancient and that the text appears to be authentic.
But, finally, just before the summer, scholars proved once and for all that the document is a forgery and a hoax. Read how they did so after the jump. [Read more...]