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James the Brother of Jesus

James and Paul

Greg Carey | Posted 01.23.2014 | Religion
Greg Carey

How things really stood between Paul and James, we cannot know. But we can say with confidence that Paul did not "invent" Christian adoration of Jesus, as some claim.

Paul's 'Comrade-in-Arms' Epaphroditus and the First Gospels

Robert Eisenman | Posted 11.04.2013 | Religion
Robert Eisenman

Author's note: Much of what follows is excerpted from pp. 788-801 of my James the Brother of Jesus (Viking/Faber&Faber/Penguin, 1997-98); but it has b...

Internal Evidence vs. External Evidence Like Carbon Testing in the Dead Sea Scrolls

Robert Eisenman | Posted 10.07.2013 | Religion
Robert Eisenman

There are two kinds of data for materials such as those found at Qumran (the Dead Sea Scrolls), 'external' and 'internal.' 'External data' consist of things like archaeology, paleography, and carbon dating.