Once again I find myself flummoxed and befuddled, dazed and confused, shocked and chagrined.
Last year there was a big hoop-de-do about the Gospel of Judas, a newly found third century religious text which shed "new light" on the Jesus story. April D. Deconick summarizes why this was such big news:
End of snark - Deconick's article in the NYT is a good read, particularly as she explains how the error in translation happened - it's a good report on how scholarship was compromised in pursuit of a journalistic scoop.
HT - Barlow Farms
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