#1477

2015-04-28

The James Ossuary and the Suspect Tomb of Jesus' Family

With Gary Manning

Sometimes we have to discuss claims that are sensationalized and unsubstantiated. And that's what we do on this program. Gary Manning is a professor of New Testament at Biola University, and he discusses the latest claims linking the James Ossuary with a tomb in the Talpiot neighborhood of Jerusalem, discovered decades ago.

tags: James Ossuary Sensationalism Talpiot Tomb

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#1473

2015-03-31

Finding Jesus, part 2

With David Gibson

The current CNN series Finding Jesus, is supported by a book of the same name, written by David Gibson and Michael McKinley. This series examines six relics/artifacts to see what they can tell us about the story of Jesus, such as the Shroud of Turin, the James Ossuary, the Gospel of Judas, pieces of the true cross, and some ancient bones connected to John the Baptist.

tags: James Ossuary Shroud of Turin Gospel of Judas

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#1472

2015-03-26

Finding Jesus

With David Gibson

The current CNN series Finding Jesus, is supported by a book of the same name, written by David Gibson and Michael McKinley. This series examines six relics/artifacts to see what they can tell us about the story of Jesus, such as the Shroud of Turin, the James Ossuary, the Gospel of Judas, pieces of the true cross, and some ancient bones connected to John the Baptist.

tags: James Ossuary Shroud of Turin Gospel of Judas

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#1428

2014-05-15

Egyptian Coffin and James Ossuary

With Clyde Billington

The latest issue of ARTIFAX magazine is out and we need to catch up on some news items with my co-editor, professor Clyde Billington. The cover story covers the discovery of a unique Egyptian style coffin found in the Jezreel Valley. We also discuss a new geological perspective on the authenticity of the controversial James Ossuary, the bone box that may have held the earthly remains of Jesus’ brother. Our final news item concerns some discoveries made along side the road in two locations in Israel’s Shephelah, including a 6,000 year-old temple.

tags: James Ossuary Egyptian coffin Bronze Age Temple Jezreel Valley ARTIFAX

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#1335

2012-06-21

What to do about the James Ossuary, part 2

With Hershel Shanks

Hershel Shanks writes in Biblical Archaeology Review that he is convinced of the authenticity of the James Ossuary inscription. In the second installment of a 2-part interview Shanks explains why he thinks the inscription will ultimately be vindicated. He also discusses another relic, the Jehoash tablet.

tags: Oded Golan James Ossuary BAR Hershel Shanks Jehoash tablet

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