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5 Reasons Why People Are Still Wondering Whether Jesus Was Married

Religion News Service | David Gibson | Posted 11.19.2014 | Religion

(RNS) Another day, another stunning blockbuster report that … Jesus was married! And to Mary Magdalene! The latest version of this meme comes fro...

A Married Jesus: Here's the Best Historical Evidence

James D. Tabor | Posted 11.14.2014 | Religion
James D. Tabor

If you ask most New Testament scholars whether Jesus was likely married the mantra is a firm and dogmatic "no" -- there is not a shred of historical evidence that he was ever married or had children.

Mrs. Jesus? Controversial Researcher Claims Mary Magdalene Was A Deity And Mom To Jesus' Kids

The Associated Press | JILL LAWLESS | Posted 11.12.2014 | Religion

LONDON (AP) - A researcher who has attracted attention and criticism with his revisionist Biblical theories says he has found new evidence that Jesus ...

The Week to Week News Quiz for 5/2/14

John Zipperer | Posted 07.02.2014 | San Francisco
John Zipperer

Where else do the Clippers' Donald Sterling and Toronto's Rob Ford co-exist other than here in our Week to Week news quiz?

New Doubts Raised About Ancient 'Gospel'

LiveScience | Owen Jarus | Posted 04.25.2014 | Science

The authenticity of the "Gospel of Jesus's Wife" has been debated since the papyrus was revealed in 2012. Now, new information uncovered by Live Sci...

Jesus' Sex Life on the 'Down Low'

Irene Monroe | Posted 06.18.2014 | Religion
Irene Monroe

I just find it hard to believe that this wandering rabbi and his gang of 12 surely horny men were unmarried and celibate.

Jaweed Kaleem

'Gospel Of Jesus' Wife' Papyrus Is Ancient, Not Fake, Experts Say

HuffingtonPost.com | Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 04.11.2014 | Religion

An ancient, business-card-sized papyrus fragment that appears to quote Jesus Christ discussing his wife is real, Harvard University announced Thursday...

Did Jesus Have a Wife? No.

Rev. James Martin, S.J. | Posted 06.10.2014 | Religion
Rev. James Martin, S.J.

Nearly every scholar believes that Jesus was unmarried. So do I. As I said, my faith does not rest on his being unmarried--but my reason tells me that he was.

Mary Magdalene Madness

Roxane Assaf | Posted 03.19.2013 | Religion
Roxane Assaf

Metaphorical interpretations aside, the apparent confirmation of Jesus of Nazareth and Mary of Magdala as the ultimate biblical power couple has spawned a movement.

Prestigious Journal Postpones Jesus Wife Article

Religion News Service | David Gibson | Posted 01.06.2013 | Religion

(RNS) The Harvard Theological Review is postponing publication of a major article on the papyrus fragment in which Jesus seems to refer to his wife, r...

Jesus Stands Up For Wives And Children: Mark 10:2-16

Henry G. Brinton | Posted 12.03.2012 | Religion
Henry G. Brinton

Jesus trys to protect them with a strong prohibition against divorce. Perhaps this sheds new light on the recent discovery of a fourth-century fragment of papyrus which contains the line, "Jesus said to them, 'My wife...'"

This Is 'Fake,' Vatican Paper Says

AP | NICOLE WINFIELD | Posted 09.28.2012 | Religion

VATICAN CITY -- The Vatican newspaper has added to the doubts surrounding Harvard University's claim that a 4th century Coptic papyrus fragment showed...

So Jesus WAS Married -- Oy Vey!

Jan Phillips | Posted 11.27.2012 | Religion
Jan Phillips

How timely, that it coincides with an era in which women are being ordained right and left, despite what the Catholic Church says about not ordaining women. Their reason was always because Jesus had no female disciples -- but this blows that idea out of the water.

Jesus, I'm Married!

Mark Morford | Posted 11.27.2012 | Religion
Mark Morford

Authentic though it may be, the new finding will likely not lead to much radical anything. The pope will not smile, the church code will not loosen, the male-owned and operated religions of the world will not suddenly explode and be remade anew.

The Gospel Of Mrs. Jesus

Tom McNichol | Posted 11.27.2012 | Religion
Tom McNichol

And it came to pass that Jesus returned to his hometown of Nazareth, and his disciples followed him. In the crowd was the one Jesus favored the most, the woman who was his wife. No one knew her true name. Someone called her Mary once and she got really mad, so everyone just called her Mrs. Jesus.

Jaweed Kaleem

Amidst Mounting Scrutiny Scholars Suspect 'Jesus Wife' Artifact Is A Fake

HuffingtonPost.com | Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 09.26.2012 | Religion

Facing mounting doubts over the legitimacy of a business card-sized Coptic papyrus fragment that appears to quote Jesus Christ discussing his wife, th...

So Jesus Was Married?...

Jan Phillips | Posted 11.24.2012 | Religion
Jan Phillips

I was thrilled to read today that a Harvard professor had in her hands the very papyrus that had on it the Coptic words: "The Gospel of Jesus's wife" ...

Doug's Dozen: 12 Things Jesus Said to Mrs. Christ

Doug Molitor | Posted 11.21.2012 | Comedy
Doug Molitor

I mean, if Jesus was born to endure all the pain that makes us human, then certainly that had to include cleaning out the attic and sleeping on the couch once in a while.

WATCH: Jesus Had A Wife?

Posted 09.21.2012 | Comedy

After translating the ancient language on a piece of papyrus dating back to 400 years after Christ's death, a researcher is claiming that Jesus may ha...

Five Big Questions About The 'Jesus' Wife' Discovery

Religion News Service | Daniel Burke and David Gibson | Posted 09.20.2012 | Religion

(RNS) In a surprise announcement that seemed scripted by the novelist Dan Brown, a Harvard professor revealed an ancient scrap of papyrus on Tuesday (...

Authenticity Of Papyrus Mentioning Jesus' Wife Questioned By Scholars

AP | NICOLE WINFIELD | Posted 11.19.2012 | Religion

ROME — Is a scrap of papyrus suggesting that Jesus had a wife authentic? Scholars on Wednesday questioned the much-publicized discovery by a Ha...

Jaweed Kaleem

Shocking Discovery About Jesus

HuffingtonPost.com | Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 09.19.2012 | Religion

A discovery by a Harvard researcher may shed light on a controversial aspect of the life of Jesus Christ. Harvard Divinity School professor Karen L...

What If Jesus Had A Wife

Michael D'Antonio | Posted 11.18.2012 | Religion
Michael D'Antonio

The ancient Coptic document includes the phrase "Jesus said to them, my wife" using a term that undoubtedly references a woman who was his spouse and not some metaphorical partner.