Category Archives: The Tomb Documentary

A Tale of Two Tombs

AKM Adams had an interesting random thought about the recent discovery of King Herod’s tomb. He links to the press release by the Hebrew University and then makes the following comment: What, you say you didn’t hear about this archaeological … Continue reading

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Talpiot in the SBL Forum

There have been a couple late additions to the Jesus/Talpiot Tomb debate in this month’s SBL Forum (see my previous post here). First, there is a lengthy response by James Tabor to the articles by Jodi Magness and Christopher Rollston. … Continue reading

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Jesus/Talpiot Tomb Monday Update

I don’t have the energy for an extensive update, but I did want to note a couple significant discussions surrounding the Talpiot tomb. First, they have added an article entitled, “Has the Tomb of Jesus Been Discovered?,” by the noted … Continue reading

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The Lighter Side of Jesus’ Tomb

The author of Dilbert has given his two cents on the Jesus Tomb controversy (HT PaleoJudaica & Scotteriology) with a post on “Empty Boxes.” Here is an excerpt: If Jesus was in there [the newly discovered ossuary], and sat up … Continue reading

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Jesus/Talpiot Tomb Thursday Roundup

Time for another roundup of posts on the Jesus/Talpiot Tomb debate. First, a press release (“Ten Reasons Why The Jesus Tomb Claim is Bogus”) was issued by a number of scholars (Ben Witherington, Darrell Bock, Craig Evans, Gary Habermas, Paul … Continue reading

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More from Tabor on the Jesus/Talpiot Tomb

James Tabor posted a good comment on my The Jesus/Talpiot Tomb: Around the Blogosphere post of last night. Since many use rss readers to view blogs, I figure I should reproduce his comment in full as its own post. Dear … Continue reading

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The Jesus/Talpiot Tomb: Around the Blogosphere

The hype surrounding the forthcoming documentary The Lost Tomb of Jesus shows no signs of abating quite yet. The main website for the documentary and book has come on-line now (last time I checked it just had a brief text … Continue reading

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James Tabor on the Jesus/Talpiot Tomb

Dr. James Tabor, Chair of the Department of Religious Studies at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, was one of the scholars involved with the discovery and the documentary. Now that the publication ban has lifted on the material, … Continue reading

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The Jesus Tomb on the Today Show

James Cameron and Simcha Jacobovici were on the Today Show this morning promoting their upcoming documentary, The Lost Tomb of Jesus. There wasn’t much new revealed, though Cameron’s comment is fair enough: “I think people have their specific agendas and … Continue reading

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The Jesus Family Tomb

In connection to my previous post, “Cameron and Jacobovici producing The Tomb,” I wanted to highlight that Jame’s book, The Jesus Dynasty: The Hidden History of Jesus, His Royal Family, and the Birth of Christianity is available from Amazon.ca or … Continue reading

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