Thursday, September 20, 2012

Crooked Papyrologists

It's hard to construct a scenario that is at all plausible in which somebody fakes something like this. The world is not really crawling with crooked papyrologists.

-- New York University's Roger Bagnall, on a scrap of papyrus that has Jesus uttering the words "my wife", New York Times, 19 September 2012

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