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Statistics and common sense

Statistics and common sense
Should we throw out common sense? During the course of the year I have heard that common sense can be deceiving with respect to probabilities and statistics. In fact, the theolo… http://www.uhl.ac/old/index.php/en/resources/blog/statistics-and-common-sense/

Fair Representation II

Fair Representation II
A comment has been added to our post "Fair Representation" of yet another participant in the Jerusalem Tomb Symposium who wants to be fairly represented by speaking for himself. (… http://www.uhl.ac/old/index.php/en/resources/blog/fair-representation-ii/

Statisticians clarify "Without Mary Magdalene . . . "

Statisticians clarify "Without Mary Magdalene . . . "
"Another revelation concerned Andrey Feuerverger, Professor of Mathematics and Statistics from the University of Toronto, who had done the initial statistical study that concluded… http://www.uhl.ac/old/index.php/en/resources/blog/statisticians-clarify-without-mary-magdalene/

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/

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/

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/

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/