As you may have heard in the news this week, a professor from Harvard has made public an ancient document that has some provocative text. The fragment is small, about the size of a business card, but mentions Jesus saying, “My wife…”
Needless to say, the story has generated quite a bit of buzz. In such situations, the best thing to do is to look carefully at the facts, ignore the suppositions, so that reasonable conclusions can be drawn. Daniel Wallace, Dallas Seminary professor and head of the Center for the Study of New Testament Manuscripts, does just that in this blog post:
I’d encourage you to read it (let me know if parts of it don’t make sense, as there is some technical language in the article) and share it with others who might be interested.
And as always, I’d love to hear your thoughts on the document here.