image description

Was Jesus Married? Local Pastor Gives His Interpretation.

September 20th, 2012 by WCBC Radio

A small fragment of faded papyrus contains a suggestion that Jesus may have been married. The fragment, with just eight lines of text on the front and six lines on the back, is from a fourth-century dialogue, written in the Coptic language, between Jesus and his disciples. In it, Jesus speaks of “my wife,” according to Harvard professor Karen L. King, who discovered the fragment. The discovery, if it is validated, could have major implications for the Christian faith. The belief that Jesus was not married is one reason priests in the Catholic Church must remain celibate and are not allowed to marry. It could also have implications for women’s roles in the church, as it would mean Jesus had a female disciple.  Pastor John Klink with the Solid Rock Independent Baptist Church in Corriganville has a different interpretation…

Leave a Reply

View Mobile Site