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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/

The Media and Three Surveys by the Tomb Symposium Participants

The Media and Three Surveys by the Tomb Symposium Participants
Assessment of the Facts: The Media and Three Surveys by the Tomb Symposium Participants on The Third Princeton Symposium on Judaism and Christian Origins "Jewish Views of the… http://www.uhl.ac/old/index.php/en/resources/blog/media-and-three-surveys-tomb-symposium-participants/

Rushing to Press on Ruth Gat

Rushing to Press on Ruth Gat
On the last night of the Talpiot Tomb Symposium, the statement by Joseph Gath's widow Ruth had the archaeological community mystified. She provided the assembled scholars and medi… http://www.uhl.ac/old/index.php/en/resources/blog/rushing-press-ruth-gat/

Stephen Pfann's Statement: the long and the short of it

Stephen Pfann's Statement: the long and the short of it
"This is my statement: I believe that there is enough evidence from the papers at the conference to form the following conclusions: on DNA Mark Spiegelman, the teacher of… http://www.uhl.ac/old/index.php/en/resources/blog/stephen-pfanns-statement-long-and-short-it/

Rachel Hachlili's Statement

Rachel Hachlili's Statement
"A short additional statement: The East Talpiyot tomb could not be identified with a tomb of Jesus of Nazareth for a significant reason: In all references in the New Testament J… http://www.uhl.ac/old/index.php/en/resources/blog/rachel-hachlilis-statement/

Jane Schaberg's Statement

Jane Schaberg's Statement
"My contribution: In my judgement, the tomb is not the tomb of the family or dynasty of Jesus, but perhaps of important members of the movement. Various readings of the possib… http://www.uhl.ac/old/index.php/en/resources/blog/jane-schabergs-statement/

Christopher Rollston's Statement

Christopher Rollston's Statement
"I have argued in print (in the journal Near Eastern Archaeology) and at the Princeton Symposium that because (a) the names attested on the inscribed Talpiyot ossuaries are all qu… http://www.uhl.ac/old/index.php/en/resources/blog/christopher-rollstons-statement/

Fair Representation

Fair Representation
In case our readership is wondering why these recent statements from symposium members have made their way into this web site, here is the letter that prompted them: "Dear fello… http://www.uhl.ac/old/index.php/en/resources/blog/fair-representation/

James Tabor's Statement

James Tabor's Statement
"I wanted to add my statement to your collection. The Blog entry today was not my views on the tomb, but some overall comments on the conference as a whole. Here is my statement… http://www.uhl.ac/old/index.php/en/resources/blog/james-tabors-statement/

The Assessments of April DeConick, Christopher Rollston and James Tabor (blogs)

The Assessments of April DeConick, Christopher Rollston and James Tabor (blogs)
The following statements by symposium participants are more lengthy and were produced on the following blogs: Prof. April DeConick's statement on the conference: forbiddengospel… http://www.uhl.ac/old/index.php/en/resources/blog/assessments-april-deconick-christopher-rollston-and-james-ta/

André Lemaire's Statement

André Lemaire's Statement
This is André Lemaire's statement: "Dear Colleague, Thank you for your message. The identification of the Talpiot tomb as the tomb of Jesus is mainly based on four arguments… http://www.uhl.ac/old/index.php/en/resources/blog/andre-lemaires-statement/

Israel Knohl's Statement

Israel Knohl's Statement
This is Israel Knohl's statement: "Here is what I have to say: The dramatic recent discovery of the "Gabriel Revelation" tells us that the Christian beliefe in the rising of J… http://www.uhl.ac/old/index.php/en/resources/blog/israel-knohls-statement/

Shimon Gibson's Statement

Shimon Gibson's Statement
This is Shimon Gibson's statement: "In my estimation what came out of the Symposium is that there is no evidence – historical, archaeological, epigraphic, scientific (in terms o… http://www.uhl.ac/old/index.php/en/resources/blog/shimon-gibsons-statement/

Geza Vermes' Statement

Geza Vermes' Statement
This morning I encouraged the members of the Symposium to gain "fair representation" by speaking for themselves. I will post these in the order in which they were received. Gez… http://www.uhl.ac/old/index.php/en/resources/blog/geza-vermes-statement/

One more nail in the Ossuary

One more nail in the Ossuary
The Third Princeton Symposium on Judaism and Christian Origins: Jewish Views of the After Life and Burial Practices in Second Temple Judaism: Evaluating the Talpiot Tomb in Contex… http://www.uhl.ac/old/index.php/en/resources/blog/one-more-nail-ossuary/

Talpiot Tomb Conference in Jerusalem

Talpiot Tomb Conference in Jerusalem
Jewish Views of the After Life and Burial Practices in Second Temple Judaism Evaluating the Talpiot Tomb in Context Jan 13-16, 2008 in Mishkenot Sha’ananim, Jerusalem The Thi… http://www.uhl.ac/old/index.php/en/resources/blog/talpiot-tomb-conference-jerusalem/

Back from travels

Back from travels
I have returned from some research in Italy. Our staff is on vacation. In the mean time, AP contacted me on my cell phone, (the journalist was surprised to hear that I was stand… http://www.uhl.ac/old/index.php/en/resources/blog/back-travels/

New Manuscripts from Qumran or other Sources I

New Manuscripts from Qumran or other Sources I
At the recent IOQS meetings not one but two sessions were devoted to the revelation of new fragments of manuscripts from Qumran and the vicinity which neither the scholars nor the… http://www.uhl.ac/old/index.php/en/resources/blog/new-manuscripts-qumran-or-other-sources-i/

Qumran: Layer upon Layer

Qumran: Layer upon Layer
The Multifaceted Stratigraphy of Qumran (IOQS Handout) From F.F. Bruce, S. Pfann, "Qumran" Encyclopedia Judaica http://www.uhl.ac/old/index.php/en/resources/blog/qumran-layer-upon-layer/

The Cave Clusters of Qumran

The Cave Clusters of Qumran
  The Cave Clusters of Qumran (Handout at IOQS, Ljubljana)     http://www.uhl.ac/old/index.php/en/resources/blog/cave-clusters-qumran/

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