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Have any of you been following the news around the recent discovery of a fourth-century papyrus fragment that mentions Jesus’  wife?  The veracity of the papyrus is apparently dubious at best; but this hasn’t stopped Harvard professor Karen King from seizing on the new-found Gospel of Jesus’ Wife as a fresh spring for research insights (or, the justification for another round of conspiracy theories).  (I’ll be curious to see which it is.)  In the meantime, political cartoonist Mike Luckovitch, whose work often appears in my local paper, The Atlanta Journal Constitution, has done some midrash of his own on the theme of Jesus and marriage:

 

 

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