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    Please note that I read this via NetGalley This did not affect my rating or reviewNot too much to say here this was pretty dry and not that exciting I thought it would be a cool story about how someone lied to a well known Harvard professor about Mary Magdalene being Jesus's wife Instead this book jumped around a lot going into the Gospel of Mary how the Gospel was discovered and then back and forth into Dr Karen King a

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    I was granted an ARC of this via Netgalley from the publisherThe search for truth is an important one However waht happens if our search for truth becomes clouded by our own biases and what we want to be true beca

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    In 2012 Dr Karen King holder of the prestigious title Hollis Professor of Divinity at Harvard's Divinity School announced at a conference held just outside the Vatican that she had discovered an ancient piece of papyrus calling Mary Magdalene Jesus' wife If true this could change everything A discovery of this magnitude could have far reaching conseuences for the modern church Celibacy for the priesthood and

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    I am kind of really obsessed with bizarre true stories so when I read the subtitle of this book I knew I had to read it I won't pretend to know what's right and wrong about the history within this book but the wa

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    This is my favorite read of 2020 so far The author has masterfully woven several well researched pieces of investigative journalism together to create a complex exploration of human nature and perceptions and ma

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    Veritas or Truth is definitely stranger than fiction in this meticulously researched story of the veracity or not of the Gospel of Jesus' Wif

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    Fascinating WAY better than the Da VInci Whatever Well to me way better but I am interested not only in history but also in how historians do history Cut to its bones this is the story of how a Harvard professor got snookered by a forgery And how the Hobby Lobby dingbats got snookered Its also the story of how t

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    Intriguing religioustrue crime story involving a possible wife of Jesus A lengthy yet fascinating tale of how one scholar was duped both by a con man and by herselfKirkus Reviews If turning scraps of ancient papyrus into an enthralling true crime escapade takes a miracle consider Ariel Sabar a miracle worker Veritas Latin for truth and inscribed on the Harvard seal is an extraordinary and mind bending adventure into ancient traditions with

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    Utterly fascinating This book reads like a mystery novel but is a thoroughly researched and sometimes unbelievable true story It's not so much a whodunnit as it is a uestion of the motives of every single person involved in this forgery

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    Dr Karen King a well respected professor at Harvard Divinity announced to the attendees of a scholars conference s

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Free download ☆ E-book, or Kindle E-pub é Ariel Sabar

Harvard Professor eBook #8608 From National Book Critics Circle Award winning author Ariel Sabar the gripping true story of a sensational religious forgery and the scandal that engulfed Harvard In Dr Karen King a star professor at Harvard Divinity School Veritas A Kindle announced a blockbuster discovery at a scholarly conference just steps from the Vatican She had found A Harvard Professor a Con PDF or an ancient fragment of papyrus in which Jesus calls Mary Magdalene my wife The tattered manuscript made international headlines If early Christians A Harvard Professor Kindle #216 believed Jesus was married it would upend the year history of the world's predominant faith threatening not just the celibate all male prie I was granted an ARC of this via Netgalley from the publisherThe search for truth is an important one However waht happens if our search for truth becomes clouded by our own biases and what we want to be true because the end justifies the means In the book Vertias A Harvard Professor A Con Man and the Gospel of Jesus Wife by Ariel Sabar the author takes a look at one such situation When a Harvard professor is approached by an anonymous individual claiming to have legitimate old papyrus that he leads her to believe has proof that an old Christian text referred to Jesus having a wife its a discovery she is eager to announce However under scrutiny from her peers it turns out to be an elaborate forgery Sabar takes us down the rabbit hole of his investigation into the forgery that feels like at times a mystery novel with all the twists and turns in the story His profile of the con man is one of the most interesting sections of the book exposing the myriad of lies the man had weaved about himself while still portraying him as a human and not a monster And he does a good job of uestioning the motives of the Harvard professor in uestion the uestionable things she did up to and after revealing the papyrus to the world and throughout her career It is these penetrating uestions that show us how what one may want to be true can corrupt one s search for what is actually true This is one of the best non fiction books that I read all year It will grab you and have you glued to its pages as the story becomes clearer through all the twists and turns that are uncovered throughout the investigation I would highly recommend this book to anyone who likes history archeology or true crimeRating 55 stars Would highly recommend to a friend

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Sthood but sacred teachings on marriage sex and women's leadership Biblical scholars were in an A Harvard Professor a Con PDF or uproar but King had impeccable credentials as a world renowned authority on female figures in the lost Christian texts from Egypt known as the Gnostic gospels The Gospel of Jesus's Wife as she provocatively titled her discovery was both a crowning career achievement and powerful proof for her arguments that Christianity from its start embraced alternative and far inclusive voicesAs debates over the manuscript's authenticity raged award winning journalist Ariel Sabar set out to investigate a baffling mystery where did this tiny scrap of papyrus come from His search for answers is an internatio Veritas or Truth is definitely stranger than fiction in this meticulously researched story of the veracity or not of the Gospel of Jesus Wife manuscript announced by renowned Harvard Divinity School professor Karen King in 2012 I found myself shaking my head at the bizarre trail author Ariel Sabar followed to try and understand the history of the papyrus fragment purporting to mention Jesus wife From experts in Egyptology and early papyrus dating to experts in pornographic web sites to experts in the history of Harvard Divinity School Sabar uncovered the motivations leading to the announcement Unfortunately manipulation of opinion money revenge relationships and salvaging of career and school seemed to be far important than truth in the motivations of several key players A fascinating trip down a long rabbit hole

Free download ☆ E-book, or Kindle E-pub é Ariel Sabar

Nal detective story leading from the factory districts of Berlin to the former headuarters of the East German Stasi before winding up in rural Florida where he discovered an internet pornographer with a prophetess wife a fascination with the Pharaohs and a tortured relationship with the Catholic ChurchVERITAS is a tale of fierce intellectual rivalries at the highest levels of academia a piercing psychological portrait of a disillusioned college dropout whose life had reached a breaking point and a tragedy about a brilliant scholar handed an ancient papyrus that appealed to her greatest hopes for Christianity but forced a reckoning with fundamental uestions about the nature of truth and the line between faith and reason Utterly fascinating This book reads like a mystery novel but is a thoroughly researched and sometimes unbelievable true story It s not so much a whodunnit as it is a uestion of the motives of every single person involved in this forgery