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September 20, 2012


A reference made in a 4th century script may suggest that Jesus had a wife called Mary and that she was a disciple.

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Did Jesus have a wife called Mary?

Did Jesus have a wife called Mary?

Karen King, a professor at Harvard Divinity School, has unveiled a small section of what is purportedly a 1600 year-old piece of papyrus in which Jesus supposedly refers to his ‘wife’ called ‘Mary’ who may be a ‘disciple’.

It’s ‘breaking’ news Kenya Forum readers. What do you think? What do you believe? The following links may help…

New York Times: A Faded Piece of Papyrus refers to ‘Jesus’ Wife’

BBC: Wife of Jesus’ reference in Coptic 4th Century script

Harvard Divinity School: ‘The Gospel of Jesus’ Wife: A New Coptic Gospel Papyrus’

But doubts are being expressed…

Associated Press: ‘Doubts arise over Harvard claim of ‘Jesus’ Wife’ Papyrus’


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