More Outlandish Discovery Channel Claims

   At this very moment, in New York City, a press conference is getting underway. Some ancient ossuaries are being displayed, and the key men involved in the production of The Lost Tomb of Jesus. Here are a couple of links (here / here).    A statement in the Discovery Channel press release immediately makes any sober-minded person sigh in frustration and, …

The Lost Tomb of Jesus

   Prepare for a flood of media coverage of the Cameron/Jacobovici film, The Lost Tomb of Jesus. Fox News has already picked it up, and I imagine you will be deluged with pictures of the ossuaries in question by tonight, with the major news outlets grabbing various folks with the film to do the morning shows on Tuesday and Wednesday. Don’t …

A Couple of Links on the Cameron Film

   Well, it isn’t a joke. Looked like it, but it’s not. Here’s a Time article, which links to this blog entry. The utter lack of scholarly approach in this stuff is very troubling. It may take years to dig through the fiction to get to the facts. Of course, that won’t stop folks from claiming the fiction is itself factual, …

Oh Brother, Here We Go Again–or Do We? (Updated Below)

   Is this a joke? Maybe—but, it is too early to tell. Indications exist that this might be a spoof, and given that no details at all are given as to where this “press conference” is going to take place, that might be the case. However, this link suggests the film is real. So it is very hard to say.    We …