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Adership Biblical scholars were in an uproar but King had impeccable credentials as a world renowned authority on female figures in the lost Christian texts from Egypt known as the Gnostic gospels The Gospel of Jesus's Wife as she provocatively titled her discovery was both a crowning career achievement and powerful proof for her arguments that Christianity from its start embraced alternative and far inclusive voicesAs debates over the manuscript's authenticity raged award winning journalist Ariel Sabar set out to investigate a baffling mystery where did this tiny scrap of papyrus come from His search for answers is an international detective story leading from the factory. This is my favorite read of 2020 so far The author has masterfully woven several well researched pieces of investigative journalism toget

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Veritas A Harvard Professor a Con Man and the Gospel of Jesus's Wife

From National Book Critics Circle Award winning author Ariel Sabar the gripping true story of a sensational religious forgery and the scandal that engulfed Harvard In 2012 Dr Karen King a star professor at Harvard Divinity School announced a blockbuster discovery at a scholarly conference just steps from the Vatican She had found an ancient fragment of papyrus in which Jesus calls Mary Magdalene my wife The tattered manuscript made international headlines If early Christians believed Jesus was married it would upend the 2000 year history of the world's predominant faith threatening not just the celibate all male priesthood but sacred teachings on marriage sex and women's le. I was granted an ARC of this via Netgalley from the publisherThe search for truth is an important one However waht happens if our search

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Districts of Berlin to the former headuarters of the East German Stasi before winding up in rural Florida where he discovered an internet pornographer with a prophetess wife a fascination with the Pharaohs and a tortured relationship with the Catholic ChurchVERITAS is a tale of fierce intellectual rivalries at the highest levels of academia a piercing psychological portrait of a disillusioned college dropout whose life had reached a breaking point and a tragedy about a brilliant scholar handed an ancient papyrus that appealed to her greatest hopes for Christianity but forced a reckoning with fundamental uestions about the nature of truth and the line between faith and reaso. Utterly fascinating This book reads like a mystery novel but is a thoroughly researched and sometimes unbelievable true story It s not so


10 thoughts on “Veritas A Harvard Professor a Con Man and the Gospel of Jesus's Wife

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    Please note that I read this via NetGalley This did not affect my rating or reviewNot too much to say here this was pretty dry and not that exciting I thought it would be a cool story about how someone lied to a well known Harvard professor about Mary Magdalene being Jesus's wife Instead this book jumped around a lot going into the Gospel of Mary how the Gospel was discovered and then back and forth into Dr K

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    I was granted an ARC of this via Netgalley from the publisherThe search for truth is an important one However waht happens if our search for truth becomes clouded by our own biases and what we want to be true because 'the end justifies the means'? In the book Vertias A Harvard Professor A Con Man and the Gospel of Jesus' Wife by Ariel Sabar

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    In 2012 Dr Karen King holder of the prestigious title Hollis Professor of Divinity at Harvard's Divinity School announced at a confere

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    I am kind of really obsessed with bizarre true stories so when I read the subtitle of this book I knew I had to

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    This is my favorite read of 2020 so far The author has masterfully woven several well researched pieces of investigative journalism together to create a complex exploration of human nature and perceptions and manipulations of truth The people who figure in the creation publication and unmasking of the forged G

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    Veritas or Truth is definitely stranger than fiction in this meticulously researched story of the veracity or not of the Gospel of Jesus' Wif

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    Fascinating WAY better than the Da VInci Whatever Well to me way better but I am interested not only in history but also in how historians do history Cut to its bones this is the story of how a Harvard professor got snookere

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    Intriguing religioustrue crime story involving a possible wife of Jesus A lengthy yet fascinating tale of how one scholar was duped both by a con man and by herselfKirkus Reviews If turning scraps of ancient papyrus into an enthralling true crime escapade takes a miracle consider Ariel Sabar a miracle worker Veritas Latin for truth and inscribed on the Harvard seal is an extraordinary and mind bending adventure into ancient traditions wi

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    Utterly fascinating This book reads like a mystery novel but is a thoroughly researched and sometimes unbelievable true story It's not so much a whodunnit as it is a uestion of the motives of every single person involved in this forge

  10. says:

    Dr Karen King a well respected professor at Harvard Divinity announced to the attendees of a scholars conference steps from the VaticanSomeone had given her a scrap of an ancient papyrus where Jesus calls Mary Magdalene hi