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What did Jesus wear?

(The Conversation) — For Joan Taylor, as a historian, trying to visualize Jesus accurately is a way to understand Jesus more accurately, too.

Article on ‘Jesus’ Wife’ papyrus delayed for more testing

(RNS) The Harvard Theological Review is postponing publication of a major article on the papyrus fragment in which Jesus seems to refer to his wife, raising further doubts about a discovery that was set to turn Christian history on its head when it was announced last September. By David Gibson.

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Bart Ehrman's new portrayal of Jesus is surprisingly sympathetic

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (RNS) As Christians prepare to celebrate the resurrection of Jesus, Bart Ehrman, an agnostic, convincingly demonstrates there was a historical Jesus. As for the "mythicists" who argue otherwise -- many of them his biggest fans -- Ehrman has some choice words: "sensationalist," "wrongheaded" and "amateurish." By Yonat Shimron.