Discovery Channel Slithers Low to Gutter Science Again – About the “Lost” tomb of Jesus

This film does a devastating critique of Discovery Channel’s “The Lost Tomb of Jesus” (produced by Avatar director James Cameron – Who else!) The same scholars who were interviewed in this documentary are interviewed here. Many of them express their dismay over how they were taken out of context to make it appear that they think the supposed lost tomb of Jesus was authentic.

What explanation can be given for the empty tomb of Jesus of Nazareth? The New Testament records the first-century event: The disciples of Jesus reported that he was risen from the dead, while Roman soldiers were paid to claim his followers secretly removed him from the tomb.

After 2,000 years, the latest challenge to the historical resurrection of Jesus comes in the form of a bone box discovered in Jerusalem. The recent documentary The Lost Tomb of Jesus has popularized the hypothesis that Jesus’ followers stole his body from the tomb by suggesting that the bone box inscribed with “Jesus son of Joseph” may contain the remains of Jesus of Nazareth. Continue reading “Discovery Channel Slithers Low to Gutter Science Again – About the “Lost” tomb of Jesus”

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