Jesus’ Wife?

I had a two hour plus drive ahead of me this morning, so I was delighted to hear that NPR had a hot story about a newly discovered ancient text fragment that refers to Jesus’ wife.  Oooooh!  Nothing better than a poorly informed news report about a blown-out-of-proportion find.  

My assumptions weren’t far off.  But don’t just take my word for it.  Listen to somebody who knows a lot more about this stuff than I ever will.  
In short, a text fragment from Egypt that dates several hundred years after the life, death, & resurrection of Jesus makes a mention of a wife.  Dr. Gibbs says it very well.  The original scholars’ own work is being misrepresented by media hungry for an interesting news bite.  
So don’t get all freaked out.  Nothing has changed about the life of Jesus as we know it.  

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