The ring was discovered in the late 1960s, but it was not until recently that researchers, analyzing those objects with advanced photography, were able to decipher the ring’s inscription.
by Mark D. Smith
Common interpretations of Jewish and Christian sources have oversimplified the story, creating more confusion than clarity.
SOURCE: Religion News Service
The conviction of Jesus by Pontius Pilate may be the most famous court verdict -- and perhaps the most consequential, since it led to Christ's crucifixion and the founding of a global religion.Now a Kenyan lawyer wants to overturn Pilate's decision, though he wants to keep the faith that flowed from it."The selective and malicious prosecution (of Jesus) violated his human rights," said Dola Indidis, a Roman Catholic who is petitioning the International Court of Justice, based at The Hague, to nullify Jesus' conviction and death sentence....