Tuesday, November 09, 2010

Gospel of Judas will not go on display in Egypt

THE GOSPEL OF JUDAS will not be displayed in Egypt according to Zahi Hawass:
“We will keep the manuscript in storage at the Coptic Museum out of respect for the feelings of Egypt's Coptic Christians,” Hawas said, noting that the alleged gospel contained material deemed disparaging to the Christan faith.
This is political correctness run amok. Meanwhile, I think Coptic Christians would rather that their government expend more effort in protecting them from being murdered. Getting this trial finished could be a step in the right direction.

UPDATE (10 November): Duane Smith comments at Abnormal Interests.