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Comments of Dr. Claude Cohen-Matlofsky

02/14 | Back to “Jesus Tomb” Controversy Erupts—Again

I participated in the panel on epigraphy at the Talpiot tomb symposium, and here is my take: I read MARIAM H KAI MARA, “MARIAM ALSO   Read more…

Further Comments by Cohen-Matlofsky

02/14 | Back to “Jesus Tomb” Controversy Erupts—Again

The Imperfect Tomb of Jesus and Family

Recently, in Jerusalem, at the third Princeton Symposium on Judaism and Christian origins, I contributed my thoughts in two   Read more…

Zias: Further Comments

02/08 | Back to “Jesus Tomb” Controversy Erupts—Again

The following was posted by Joe Zias on the biblical-studies and ANE-2 discussion groups on Yahoo:

BAR is currently running an item on the Talpiot tomb   Read more…

Van der Veen Responds to Byrne

02/08 | Back to Seal Controversy: From Temech to Shlomit Introduction

I would like to thank Ryan for his interesting analysis of the letters. I do not however necessarily agree with all his   Read more…

Charlesworth Comments Reported by The Jerusalem Post

02/06 | Back to “Jesus Tomb” Controversy Erupts—Again

Click here to read an interview with James Charlesworth by David Horovitz of The Jerusalem Post.
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Byrne Postscript: Caveats on Errata of Haste

02/06 | Back to Seal Controversy: From Temech to Shlomit Introduction

The most beautiful act of scholarship is a public change of mind in view of new or overlooked evidence. It was what   Read more…

The Statistics Are Not “Nil”

02/01 | Back to “Jesus Tomb” Controversy Erupts—Again

Camil Fuchs, Professor of Statistics, Tel-Aviv University

[The following is a statement circulated by e-mail by Professor Fuchs to fellow Talpiot tomb conference participants.]

Dear All,

Please   Read more…

Ryan Byrne: Hebrew Seals and the Rush to Biblical Judgment

01/31 | Back to Seal Controversy: From Temech to Shlomit Introduction

The Jerusalem Post recently reported that Eilat Mazar, a member of Israel’s most famous archaeological family, had discovered a stamp seal in   Read more…

Shimron Responds to Jacobovici

01/30 | Back to “Jesus Tomb” Controversy Erupts—Again

Aryeh Shimron, formerly of the Geological Survey of Israel

Simcha Jacobovici misquotes at least a portion of my statement at the Jerusalem conference. What I said,   Read more…

Some Very Uncommon Names

01/30 | Back to “Jesus Tomb” Controversy Erupts—Again

Eldad Keynan, Ph.D. candidate in Jewish history at Bar-Ilan University

I was invited to the Talpiot Tomb symposium and had the honor to present two papers.   Read more…


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