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'Jesus' Wife' papyrus a forgery? You're a sexist!

'Jesus' Wife' papyrus a forgery? You're a sexist!

As evidence has mounted that "The Gospel of Jesus' Wife" — that tiny papyrus fragment that has Jesus saying, "My wife ... " — may well be a clever forgery, some scholars who study early Christianity have arrived at surprisingly strong agreement about what stance to take on the issue. ------------ FOR THE RECORD An earlier version of this post suggested that Eva Mroczek’s article in Religion Dispatches was printed after Christian Askeland edited the word “ugly” out of his blogpost. In fact, the article appeared first. ------------  And no, their stance isn't that Harvard Divinity School professor Karen King, to whom...