"The Lost Tomb of Christ"
Talking Points and Links
A Few Talking Points
"Simply finding a tomb with the name “Jesus”(or
Yeshua) and assuming this must be the Jesus of the New Testament would be like
finding a grave today marked “John” and assuming you had discovered the true
grave of President John F. Kennedy. I have seen Jesus Alou, baseball player for
the Oakland Athletics, play on T.V. but I didn’t assume that because his name
was spelled like the Jesus of the Bible that Jesus had returned to earth and
joined the American League. "
Rev. Donald Wildmon and his American
Family Association have called for a boycott of the channel and its advertisers.
An After Preview Discussion
Discovery Channel said Thursday that Sunday night's telecast will be
followed by a discussion of the film moderated by Ted Koppel that will include
Banned in India
Mumbai :Roman Catholics in the
metropolis on Friday called off their protest against the proposed screening of
a controversial documentary on Jesus Christ after broadcaster Discovery Channel
decided not to telecast the programme in India.
Recreations and Illustrations
The documentary includes dramatic
recreations, based on the latest historical evidence, illustrating accurate
images of Jesus of Nazareth, his family, his followers, his ministry, his
crucifixion and his entombment.
An Anomalous Discovery
“My concern is if it were truly
documentable and scientific, it would have already been documented. Historians
would know about it,” said Pam Ford, chairwoman of the world studies department
at Mt. San Jacinto College and an anthropologist and archaeologist at the
Western Center for Archaeology & Paleontology.
Not a New display
A spokeswoman for the Israel
Antiquities Authority said one of the Mary ossuaries has been on display for
many years at Jerusalem's Israel Museum
University of the Holy Land in Jerusalem
Stephen Pfann, a biblical scholar at
the University of the Holy Land in Jerusalem said the film's hypothesis holds
A Few Random Links
We could find nothing is full support of the film,
other than those things promoted by those directly involved.
Special Report: Has James Cameron Found Jesus's Tomb or Just a
Jesus: Tales From the Crypt
The Big Lie Unfolds - Jesus Never Resurrected?
Bones Of Jesus Uncovered In Jerusalem?
Scholars, Clergy Slam Jesus Documentary
Documentary Shows Possible Jesus Tomb
The Talpiot/Jesus tomb: point and counterpoint, item DNA Evidence
Israeli Expert Quashes Film Claim About Jesus Tomb
Jerusalem Experts Trash Jesus' Bones Claim
Jesus Tomb Claim Sparks Furor
The Jesus Tomb? ‘Titanic’ Talpiot Tomb Theory Sunk From the Start
7 Reasons Cameron's Theory is Sinking
Cameron Accused of Publicity Stunt
James Cameron s Jesus
A List of Quotes on the Documentary.