The so-called Gospel of Jesus’ Wife: Modern Forgery?

Francis Watson, professor of New Testament at Durham University, has an exceptionally careful study contending the recently released fragment from the so-called Gospel of Jesus’ Wife is more than likely a modern pastiche from The Gospel of Thomas.

About Scot McKnight

Scot McKnight is a recognized authority on the New Testament, early Christianity, and the historical Jesus. McKnight, author of more than forty books, is the Professor of New Testament at Northern Seminary in Lombard, IL.

  • Mark Edward

    Glad to see his study is making the rounds.

  • Ann F-R

    Interesting and thoughtful study. (I also hadn’t realize how closely related Greek & Coptic were.) Watson’s post scripts were thought-provoking, too. We seem to prefer muddy waters over clear waters, when we’re on self-justifying quests.


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