There continues to be discussion in the blogosphere about the lead codices which ‘could be Jesus’ diaries’—but informed comment is all heading in one direction.
Peter Thonemann has confirmed the account of his discussions with the Elkingtons. Thonemann sums up his judgement neatly:
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Last week the BBC reported on an apparent struggle by Jordan to gain return of small books with pages of lead. Robert Pigott’s article claimed
They could be the earliest Christian writing in existence, surviving almost 2,000 years in a Jordanian cave. [...]
I am working with Celia Kellett at BBC Radio Nottingham on an idea to present most of the books of the Bible, one a week, during 2011 as part of the celebrations of the King James Bible. The plan is to read some verses from the book, to give a one-and-a-half minute summary, to hear a human [...]