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Thread: The virgin Jesus
09-21-2012, 12:07 AM #1
The virgin Jesus
So was he or was he not? Would be odd running around as a teenager not noticing the opposite sex and as a man not wanting female company. There is now a report of fourth century papyrus saying he had a wife. So the big question is, was Jesus getting any, married or not?
AT an academic conference in Rome on Tuesday, Karen L. King, a church historian at Harvard Divinity School, presented a finding that, according to some reports, threatened to overturn what we know about Jesus, as well as the tradition of priestly celibacy. She identified a small fragment of fourth-century papyrus that includes the words, “Jesus said to them, ‘My wife...’ ”Never argue with a fool, onlookers may not be able to tell the difference. —Mark Twain