The Lost Gospel

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There is a lot of buzz about the latest book by Simcha Jacobovici and Barrie Wilson called the Lost Gospel but I am not going to focus on it as I am sure most of you have already heard the news and have made up your minds about the issue. If you haven’t read the reviews already there will be a list of links to click on right beneath this sentence to get other people’s opinions on the subject

http://jamestabor.com/2014/11/11/the-lost-gospel-a-new-take-on-jesus-and-mary-magdalene/

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/exploringourmatrix/2014/11/married-with-children-recent-headlines-about-jesus-and-mary-magdalene.html

http://unsettledchristianity.com/2014/11/thelostgospel-press-conference-bingo-game/

http://robertcargill.com/2014/11/10/review-of-the-lost-gospel-by-jacobovici-and-wilson/

http://www.simchajtv.com/ (Jacobovici’s official website)

I am sure you can find other news articles talking about this latest entry in the Jesus marriage theory. We all know he wasn’t married but I am going to look at this topic today and use James Tabor’s  Was Jesus Likely Married for this examination. You can read the context here: http://jamestabor.com/2014/11/11/was-jesus-likely-married/

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