The Gospel of Jesus’ Wife – A Moral of the Story

Karen King smiles at her fragment.

It now appears likely that The Gospel of Jesus’ Wife is a forgery. (See what I have written here, along with links.) Professor Karen King and her Harvard colleagues have some mud on their faces, which may be useful to cover up their blushing. It seems that Professor King was fooled by a clever forger, [Read More...]

Was Jesus Married? Does The Gospel of Jesus’ Wife Help Answer This Question?

Ever since Dan Brown’s novel The Da Vinci Code raised the intriguing possibility that Jesus was actually married to Mary Magdalene, pop culture has been fascinated by this question. And, even though historical evidence for the actual marriage of Jesus was extremely slim at best, and the evidence to the contrary was weighty, millions of [Read More...]

Experts Question Authenticity of the “Gospel of Jesus’s Wife”

Karen King’s recent revelation of a fragment she calls the Gospel of Jesus’s Wife has certainly made headlines. But her presentation in Rome to expert scholars of the Coptic language (the language of the fragment) has also generated a fair amount of skepticism among those scholars. Here are some excerpts from an AP story by [Read More...]


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