Sunday, August 16, 2020

More on Sabar, Veritas

ANOTHER REVIEW: How a mystery note proving Jesus was ‘wed’ led to Harvard prof’s disgrace (Michael Kaplan, New York Post).

Again, the headline is misleading. No one ever claimed that the Gospel of Jesus' Wife fragment "proved" that Jesus was married. The claim was that the fragment preserved an apocryphal legend to that effect.

I don't intend to try to flag all the coverage of Sabar's book, Veritas. But I note this one because the author interviewed both Ariel Sabar and Walter Fritz.

I note that there is no interview with Professor King to balance the coverage. I don't know whether Mr. Kaplan asked her. He doesn't say he did.

Background here and links.

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