Mark Goodacre had a busier blogging day than we’ve seen from him in a long time, discussing both the evidence that ossuaries in Talpiot tomb B (the “patio tomb”) had been moved around, and seeming discrepancies between information from James Tabor and Simcha Jacobovici on the one hand, and James Charlesworth on the other.
Bob Cargill blogged about and made a video about digitally-manipulated fish. UPDATE: He also addressed the appeals to James Charlesworth in support of particular interpretations of the inscription and other evidence from the Talpiot tombs.
Tripp Fuller does a podcast with Bart Ehrman about his latest book, Did Jesus Exist? I’m delighted to say that I’ve started reading the book and will be blogging about it in the near future myself.Jerry Coyne posted a second time on Ehrman’s book, still not having read it. But he sagely suspends judgment rather than weigh in on a topic about which he has no expertise. He is largely reacting to a Huffington Post piece the headline of which describes Ehrman as “sympathetic” towards Jesus – which is very odd indeed if one reads the rest of the article.
Brian LePort got the impression that Bart Ehrman is omnipresent. I suspect that he may be mistaking him for someone else…