PBS NewsHour

Ancient Papyrus Suggests Thought That Jesus Was Married

Clip: 09/20/2012 | 8m 43s

A Coptic text by early Christians on a fragment of ancient papyrus has been revealed, which makes reference to Jesus having a wife. Jeffrey Brown talks to Smithsonian Magazine's Ariel Sabar for more on whether this is a biographical statement on Jesus or a commentary on some early Christians' beliefs on Jesus' marital status.

Aired: 09/20/12

Rating: NR

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