“Jesus’ Wife” Fragment: Latest News
In an article in the Huffington Post, Jaweek Kaleem reports on the latest news on developments following the announcement by Prof. Karen King (Harvard) of a new early Christian Coptic fragment appearing to feature Jesus referring to his wife. According to the article, a number of Coptologists are raising doubts about the authenticity of the item (and it’s significant that they’re Coptologists, not theologians). The article is here.
In the article, King correctly says that the proper scholarly process is working. It’s too bad that the tests in question, however, weren’t conducted earlier.