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Speaking Too Soon

Posted on by arlen

Just a few weeks after Time magazine writes about Exposing the “Jesus’ Brother” Hoax we get treated to this: the trial judge in the alleged forgery case recommended the prosecution, um, “reassess its position.”

(Jerusalem Post / San Francisco Chronicle)

What both of these stories omit is that one of the “experts” who claimed “the inscription on the ossuary cut through the ancient limestone box’s patina, a thin coating acquired with age, proving the writing was not ancient.” (quote from JP story) had to admit under oath that indeed there was original patina in the inscription after all. (Hat Tip: Ben Witherington)

(Full Release from Biblical Archeology Society)

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