Tuesday, September 18, 2012

Ancient Papyrus Mentions Jesus' Wife


CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — A historian of early Christianity at Harvard Divinity School has identified a scrap of papyrus that she says was written in Coptic in the fourth century and contains a phrase never seen in any piece of Scripture: “Jesus said to them, ‘My wife …'”

The faded papyrus fragment is smaller than a business card, with eight lines on one side, in black ink legible under a magnifying glass. Just below the line about Jesus having a wife, the papyrus includes a second provocative clause that purportedly says, “she will be able to be my disciple.”

Wonder if it's surfacing now to gin up support for women priests in Roman Catholicism?


Old NFO said...

NOW it's gonna get interesting... LOL

TinCan Assassin said...

Hey, recycling heresy is like, green, man!