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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/

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/

"Refinements" made by Feurverger and others

"Refinements" made by Feurverger and others
In a Jerusalem Post Article this week Emmy Award winning film producer, Simcha Jacobovici wanted to respond to a previous JPost article that stated that many of the scientists of h… http://www.uhl.ac/old/index.php/en/resources/blog/refinements-made-feurverger-and-others/

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/

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/

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/