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Bones of Contention

Bones of Contention
trefwoorden: Israel - Johannes - tombe - authentiek
Why Ben Witherington still thinks the James bone box is likely to be authentic.
The press conference of the Israeli Antiquities Authority was announced with much fanfare, and headlines went out around the worldóJames ossuary declared hoax, inscription said to be certainly a modern forgery. Of course, it was not possible in June to critique this finding since the scientific reports that were said to be the basis of it were not released. Two months later, as I am writing this, only a summary of the findings has been released (though it is called a "final report"). One must wonder why the IAA is holding back the data, when the commission finished its work nearly three months ago.

Lees verder bij: Christianity Today (22 september 2003)