Wednesday, March 07, 2012

The Talpiot Tomb and the Beatles

Over on the ASOR blog, I comment on the statistical case for the identification of the Talpiot Tomb with the family of Jesus, playing with the analogy from the Beatles that Simcha Jacobovici so likes:

Mark Goodacre

For my earlier posts that played with this topic here on the NT Blog, see The Beatles and the Jesus Family Tomb and The Statistical Case for the Identity of the "Jesus Family Tomb", both from February 2007.

2 comments: said...

Is there any archaeological evidence for the earliest christians in Jerusalem? I don't think there is any. In Pompeii, an inscription CHRISTIANOS, a plural noun, written in Latin, was found. said...

I wonder if Richard Bauckham would write an essay about the CHRISTIANOS inscription.