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No Deep Divisions

01/25 | Back to “Jesus Tomb” Controversy Erupts—Again

Geza Vermes, Fellow of the British Academy, Professor Emeritus of Jewish Studies, Oxford University

I attended the Princeton symposium held in Jerusalem on “Jewish views of   Read more…

Princeton Theological Seminary Statement

01/25 | Back to “Jesus Tomb” Controversy Erupts—Again

Symposium on Afterlife and Burial Practices in Second Temple Judaism

The third in a series of privately-funded symposia on Judaism and Christian Origin was recently held   Read more…

Not Vindicated in Any Way

01/23 | Back to “Jesus Tomb” Controversy Erupts—Again

In my estimation what came out of the Symposium is that there is no evidence—historical, archaeological, epigraphic, scientific (in terms of DNA and patina studies),   Read more…

15 Scholars Protest “Vindication” Claim

01/23 | Back to “Jesus Tomb” Controversy Erupts—Again

The Talpiot Tomb Controversy Revisited

A firestorm has broken out in Jerusalem following the conclusion of the “Third Princeton Theological Seminary Symposium on Jewish Views of   Read more…

No Support Whatever

01/23 | Back to “Jesus Tomb” Controversy Erupts—Again

Geza Vermes, Fellow of the British Academy, Professor Emeritus of Jewish Studies, Oxford University

The evidence so far advanced falls far short of proving that the   Read more…

It Could Be the Tomb

01/23 | Back to “Jesus Tomb” Controversy Erupts—Again

James Tabor, University of North Carolina at Charlotte

1. There was no official “conclusion” made by the participants, nor were any polls taken, other than the   Read more…

Deliberate Misrepresentation?

01/23 | Back to “Jesus Tomb” Controversy Erupts—Again

The day before the symposium opened I was sent by one of Tabor’s supporters in the US a memo composed by Tabor in which he   Read more…

April DeConick Responds to the Conference Participants’ Letter

01/22 | Back to “Jesus Tomb” Controversy Erupts—Again

The Tomb that Won’t Close: More Reflections on the Talpiot Conference

Prof. April DeConick, Rice University

Some have asked my opinion of the Duke letter that is   Read more…

Dubious Mary Magdalene Identification

01/17 | Back to “Jesus Tomb” Controversy Erupts—Again

My Reflections on the Talpiot Tomb Princeton Theological Seminary Conference

Prof. April DeConick, Rice University

I flew back into Houston a few hours ago. Sorry that I   Read more…

The Vindication Claim

01/16 | Back to “Jesus Tomb” Controversy Erupts—Again

Princeton Conference Vindicates Associated Producers James Cameron and Simcha Jacobovici on “Lost Tomb of Jesus”

JERUSALEM, ISRAEL—(Marketwire – Jan. 16, 2008) – Late Wednesday, at the   Read more…


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