Christians, be ready to give an answer!
As I often say, God haters and false Christians, (yes and quite a few other groups) will never stop trying to discredit the Bible, Christianity and us poor old foolish Christians who still really believe in the biblical God and the authority of the biblical text, which is why we Christians need to be well informed and prepared to give an intelligent answer to those who would try to destroy our faith. Well, Harvard-the former Christian university now the bedrock of humanism and atheistic influence can be given credit for another of its professors attack on the Bible and Christ.
While there will no doubt be an abundance of reports on this that will not mention that some experts have already stated that they think it is a fake and will leave out key information to give the impression to the public that there is really no problems with its authenticity and therefore it stands as a mark against the bible and the Christian faith, I thought it was important to provide you with a more balanced report.
My friend Jason Dulle as usual is on top of the currents issues concerning Christian and has posted a great piece on this latest fiasco.
Was there a Mrs. Jesus?: Thoughts on the Gospel of Jesus’s Wife
“Karen King, professor of divinity at Harvard and specialist in Gnostic Christianity, recently announced the existence of a small (3” x 1.5”), late-4th century fragment in which Jesus speaks of his wife. Written in Sahidic Coptic with black ink on papyrus, the fragment contains eight lines of text on the recto and six lines of text on the verso, with all margins missing. The extant text on the recto side reads:”