Wednesday, April 08, 2020

Are the SWBTS DSS fragments fakes?

MORE PROBLEMS WITH POST-2002 DEAD SEA SCROLL-LIKE FRAGMENTS: Southwestern Seminary’s Dead Sea Scrolls ‘likely fraudulent’ (Baptist Press).
FORT WORTH (BP)—Pieces of papyrus sold as rare fragments of Dead Sea Scrolls to Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary a decade ago are “likely fraudulent” and the seminary might seek financial restitution, the school announced in a statement April 6.

Background on the question of the post-2002 Dead SeaScroll-like fragments is here and many links. Another recent post on SWBST is here.

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