Tuesday, February 27, 2007

The tomb of Jesus

So the Discovery channel is going to air a special on the tomb of Jesus. This, of course, has created quite a stir, on both sides of the argument.

I don't really know what to make of the whole thing because no one is doing any kind of unbiased reporting. Everyone presenting a case has an agenda. So I think I will watch the special, wait for the brew-ha-ha to settle down and then do some research on my own.

Wouldn't it be nice to turn on the news and get the news and not someone's editorial opinion or commentary?

Updated 3/1/07
Found on Emergesque. The Washington Post writes"

"Leading archaeologists in Israel and the United States yesterday denounced the purported discovery of the tomb of Jesus as a publicity stunt."

Full Post article here.
So it sounds like there are some folks who are trying to do some honest research and writing on this thing.

3 comments:

stacey t. said...

tk,
I know this shouldn't freak me out, but it does kind of. even though i know things like this have come up before and come to nothing. feel like people want to kill faith.

TK said...

Hey Stace,

Unfortunately, I think there are those who would like nothing more than to kill faith.

I also think there are those that know how to make money. Attacking the historical roots of Christianity seems to be very in vogue as well as lucrative right now.

As with everything, I think we need to prayerfully search out truth.
I know for me a little freak-out every now and then helps keep me grounded. It inspires me to continue to search out the God I know.

tk

Greg said...

For any interested, Lee Strobel's The Case for Christ is outstanding. And Gary Habermas has written extensively on the resurrection.