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Re: London Times Tomb Story
Kevin D. Johnson:
I cannot believe that such a ridiculous story has made it in such a
scholarly list.....I regularly lurk on this list, but I have just got to say
that this whole topic is utterly stupid.
It reminds me about the old story of the Pope and Rudolf Bultmann.
The Pope's archaeologists found the Grave, phoned the Pope to tell
him. He was very pleased until they revealed that they had a problem:
The bones were still there. So, in despair the Pope phoned the most
famous theologian of his time - although a protestant - Bultmann to
ask for advice. Bultmann, rather surprised to have this phonecall
from the Vatican immediately exclaimed when being informed about the
findings: So he really lived!
Otherwise - it is correct that it is ridiculous and not properly to
be expanded on this list.
Niels Peter Lemche
Dep. Biblical Studies
University of Copenhagen
Phone: 45 49 13 81 24
Fax: 45 49 13 81 28