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

The so-called Gospel of Jesus’ Wife: Modern Forgery? September 22, 2012

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.


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  • 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.