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A Harvard Professor, a Con Man and the Gospel of Jesus’ Wife

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In 2012 Karen King, a prestigious scholar at Harvard Divinity School, announced the academic discovery of a lifetime: a scrap of papyrus, purportedly from the early days of Christianity, in which Jesus refers to a woman as “my wife.” King thought the fragment could validate her life’s work but the “Gospel of Jesus’ Wife,” as King called it, was exposed by scholars as fake, Four years later Sabar is back with the fascinating full story in his new book, “Veritas: A Harvard Professor, a Con Man and the Gospel of Jesus’ Wife.” https://edition.cnn.com/2020/09/13/us/jesus-wife-gospel-forgery-sabar/index.html


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