Historian says piece of papyrus refers to Jesus’ wife

This morning brings really an interesting question not only to me but to many Christians and Muslims alike and it must provoke a lot of further questions and discussions. Like all other Muslims, The Ahmadiyya Community (declared not- Muslim in 1974 in Pakistan) has always held the view that Jesus was a human being, a prophet of God and as such he married as guide model for others, but Christian can never think of Jesus got married as it is threatening to the Church.

Together with “The Da Vinci Code” this very piece of papyrus could lead to total fall of Christianity for those who think over in depth.

A historian of early Christianity at Harvard Divinity School has identified a papyrus fragment in Coptic language that she says contains the first known statement saying explicitly that Jesus was married. The fragment also refers to a female disciple. This discovery likely to reignite debate over Mary Magdalene and women’s role in Christianity.

Karen L. King / Harvard


Updated:  9/18/2012 2:34:01 PM ET

Read more: http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/49075679/ns/technology_and_science-the_new_york_times/#slice-2


About ayyubkulla

Ex Army Officer, NWFP UET'88, Civil Engineer, 3D Modelling, BIM and IFC from FHNW . Liberal religious views. All out to serve motherland.
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2 Responses to Historian says piece of papyrus refers to Jesus’ wife

  1. Muslim Ahmadi says:

    Both, the article and movie are interesting. Many things will change….

  2. ayyubkulla says:

    Thanks for ur remarks on ” Historian says piece of papyrus refers to Jesus’ wife “. Hope things will change one day.

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