Newly revealed Coptic fragment has Jesus making reference to ‘my wife’ (w/video)

 Photo: Jesus Appears To Mary Magdalene by William Hole. SOURCE wpclipart.com (Public Domain)

from CNN Belief Blog

September 18th, 2012

03:28 PM ET

By Eric Marrapodi, CNN Belief Blog Co-Editor

(CNN) – A newly revealed, centuries-old papyrus fragment suggests that some early Christians might have believed Jesus was married. The fragment, written in Coptic, a language used by Egyptian Christians, says in part, “Jesus said to them, ‘My wife …”

Harvard Divinity School Professor Karen King announced the findings of the 1 1/2- by 3-inch honey-colored fragment on Tuesday in Rome at the International Association for Coptic Studies. . . . Read Complete Report

from youtube

The Gospel of Jesus’s Wife – What is the Gospel of Jesus’s Wife?

Published on Sep 18, 2012 by 

When Harvard Professor Karen King discovered an ancient text that referenced Jesus’s wife, she knew it went against years of precedent — and she couldn’t believe it. . . . Text posted with video at youtube

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