SOURCE: Chronicle of Higher Education
by Ariel Sabar
The author of a book on the high-profile forgery of papyrus fragments indicating Jesus had a wife discusses how an article based on those fraudulent documents passed peer review.
SOURCE: New York Times
These are the first new parchment fragments unearthed in Judea in 60 years.
Modern archaeology has largely succeeded in instituting professionalization and historical rigor to the study of sites of theological significance, but the discipline has a long and continuing historical entanglement with efforts to find proof of religious doctrines.
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