Canadian film-maker Simcha Jacobovici, popularly known as “The Naked Archaeologist” has won a libel case against Israeli archaeologist Joe Zias who accused Jacobovici of falsifying historical evidence for two TV programs dealing with Jesus and the origins of Christianity. 340 more words
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I just received a tip from a reader that a new Osher Ad is opening tomorrow, 15 September 2014 in Kanyon Hadar in Talpiot, Jerusalem. I didn’t know where the new store is opening because this is the ad on Osher Ad’s… 88 more words
My doctoral supervisor at Edinburgh, Prof. Larry Hurtado, would remark that sensationalist archaeological discoveries about Jesus frequently become public just in time for Easter. His point: Easter is the most profitable time to sell headlines and promote documentaries, books, and other media related to Jesus. 924 more words
This post has been corrected and updated in response to Mark Goodacre’s comment below.
In 1980 archaeologists unearthed a tomb near Jerusalem that contained a family’s ossuaries inscribed with some familiar New Testament names, including Mary, Joseph, and Jesus. 212 more words