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Round 2: Lost Tomb long version

Round 2: Lost Tomb long version
Once again and more?   Just in case the public hasn't had enough, the full version of the Lost Tomb of Jesus will be aired in North America in the last week of May. This will … http://www.uhl.ac/old/index.php/en/resources/blog/round-2-lost-tomb-long-version/

Midcourse corrections that can lead toward sound conclusions

Midcourse corrections that can lead toward sound conclusions
Midcourse corrections can eventually lead toward sound final conclusions. It is astounding that the filmmakers and their advisors, in particular James Tabor, are presently denyin… http://www.uhl.ac/old/index.php/en/resources/blog/midcourse-corrections-can-lead-toward-sound-conclusions/

First Impressions are First Impressions, That's All

First Impressions are First Impressions, That's All
The scientist can provide first impressions which can certainly be captured on film. However, these statements should not be presented or received as authoritative, final conclusio… http://www.uhl.ac/old/index.php/en/resources/blog/first-impressions-are-first-impressions-s-all/

Another Jesus, son of Joseph? Surprising, but true statistics

Another Jesus, son of Joseph? Surprising, but true statistics
Many have led us to believe that the name "Jesus, son of Joseph" is unique or very rare   The Catalogue of Jewish Ossuaries lists two “Jesus son of Joseph” ossuaries (nos 9 and… http://www.uhl.ac/old/index.php/en/resources/blog/another-jesus-son-joseph-surprising-true-statistics/

Mitochondrial DNA, Mariame and Mara - CJO Ossuary 701

Mitochondrial DNA, Mariame and Mara - CJO Ossuary 701
From the Jesus Dynasty Blog (March 13th 2007): “I have just discussed today in an earlier post that the DNA tests on the bone fragments from this ossuary would have shown two indiv… http://www.uhl.ac/old/index.php/en/resources/blog/mitochondrial-dna-mariame-and-mara-cjo-ossuary-701/

The Enigma of the Signa: Since when does a Scratch become a formula?

The Enigma of the Signa: Since when does a Scratch become a formula?
The Enigma of the Signa: How does a Scratch become a formula? Sometimes fancy terms have to be investigated before getting bowled over by them. It doesn't take an experienced e… http://www.uhl.ac/old/index.php/en/resources/blog/enigma-signa-when-does-scratch-become-formula/

Epigraphy, the microscope and statistics: tools of the trade (updated)

Epigraphy, the microscope and statistics: tools of the trade (updated)
Epigraphy, the Microscope and Statistics: Tools of the Trade Beginning 34 years ago, as a graduate student, Dr. Stephen Pfann studied Greek and Coptic epigraphy at Berkeley (well… http://www.uhl.ac/old/index.php/en/resources/blog/epigraphy-microscope-and-statistics-tools-trade-updated/

The Ossuary of RIKEGΠ "RICH"

The Ossuary of RIKEGΠ "RICH"
A RINGO OSSUARY? A number of our readers found it difficult to follow the technical language of the previous posting and have asked, "Can't you put the same thing in layman's ter… http://www.uhl.ac/old/index.php/en/resources/blog/ossuary-rikeg-rich/

One Too Many Mariamenes

One Too Many Mariamenes
In the past I made a case for a new reading of the Ossuary inscription CJO 701 in the article "Mary Magdalene is now missing: A corrected reading of Rahmani Ossuary 701". After the… http://www.uhl.ac/old/index.php/en/resources/blog/one-too-many-mariamenes/

Tomb CSI experts caution against playing with "matches"

Tomb CSI experts caution against playing with "matches"
With regard to the suggested “match” between the James, son of Joseph, brother of Jesus ossuary and that of Jesus, son of Joseph, film participants Steven Cox and Robert Genna prov… http://www.uhl.ac/old/index.php/en/resources/blog/tomb-csi-experts-caution-against-playing-matches/

Scholars Weigh In and Bow Out

Scholars Weigh In and Bow Out
Academy Award winner James Cameron and Emmy Award winner Simcha Jacobovici, the producers of the Discovery Channel film "The Lost Tomb of Jesus," saw over 4 million households watc… http://www.uhl.ac/old/index.php/en/resources/blog/scholars-weigh-and-bow-out/

Teens Weigh in on the Lost Tomb of Jesus

Teens Weigh in on the Lost Tomb of Jesus
Our Teenagers Michael and Shoshie wanted to express to other young people what they should know concerning the recent film in their own words: Reasons why the conclusions of “Th… http://www.uhl.ac/old/index.php/en/resources/blog/teens-weigh-lost-tomb-jesus/

Prof. Bovon cries foul in the use of his work

Prof. Bovon cries foul in the use of his work
Disclaimers from Key Experts Used in the "Lost Tomb" Documentary: Part One Prof. Bovon: Mariamne is not the Historical Mary Magdalene of the First Century The filmmakers … http://www.uhl.ac/old/index.php/en/resources/blog/prof-bovon-cries-foul-use-his-work/

Sticky Statistics

Sticky Statistics
The starting point for the supposed scientific investigation of a tomb in Jerusalem's East Talpiot neighborhood is an amazing claim that the viewer must accept a 600 to 1 probabili… http://www.uhl.ac/old/index.php/en/resources/blog/sticky-statistics/

Mary Magdalene is Missing

Mary Magdalene is Missing
Have the remains of Jesus and Mary Magdalene been found on the outskirts of modern Jerusalem? Yes, say James Cameron and Simcha Jacobovici in their controversial new documentary, T… http://www.uhl.ac/old/index.php/en/resources/blog/mary-magdalene-missing/

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