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Here’s How the Fake Papyrus on Jesus’ “Wife” was Created

Last edited 11th November 2012

Here’s How the Fake Papyrus on Jesus’ “Wife” was Created

According to English academic Andrew Bernhard, the discovery of the 4th century papyrus fragment containing a reference to Jesus' wife in Coptic is a big fat forgery.

A couple of months ago, Professor Karen King, from the Harvard Divinity School, announced she had discovered a tiny 4th century fragment of papyrus in Coptic language containing the phrase the words "Jesus said to them, 'my wife'". The news caused a huge media storm. However, as you can read in this article from the Vatican Insider, there are a lot of things that don't add up!


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