The Earliest Matches

The Earliest Matches
Online at PLoS ONE

Long, pointy, and round, not too thick;
So of course, they assume it’s a dick.
But spun in a gyre,
It will light your fire!
(If you said, “So will mine!”– you’re a prick.)

Goren-Inbar N, Freikman M, Garfinkel Y, Goring-Morris NA, Grosman L (2012) The Earliest Matches. PLoS ONE 7(8): e42213. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0042213

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The Gospel of Jesus’s Wife

Gospel of Jesus’s Wife
Project page at the Harvard Divinity School website
, article PDF downloadable through link in right sidebar.

A fragment of text, in one line,
Claims a wife for the Son in the Trine.
“If the wife thing’s a go
“(And I ain’t saying so!)
“You can bet,” grins the Christ, “she’s divine.”

King, Karen L. 2012: “Jesus said to them, ‘My Wife’: A New Coptic Gospel Papyrus”. First draft of an article provisionally accepted for the Harvard Theological Review, Jan 2013.