TOP STORY: BIBLICAL SCHOLARSHIP: Did Jesus have brothers? Some scholars say yes

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c. 1996 Religion News Service (RNS)-Did Jesus have brothers? Some prominent Catholic biblical scholars, bypassing centuries-old church doctrine that Mary was a lifelong virgin, say that indeed he did. The”brothers”of Jesus mentioned in the New Testament were probably siblings, the scholars say. Protestantism has long taken Gospel mentions of brothers, and sometimes sisters, of Jesus […]

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