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titanic discovery! by arty_farty on 26 February 2007 10:57am
 
i read about this in the metro this morning and found it on msn just now:

" Titanic director James Cameron believes he may have discovered Jesus' lost tomb.

DNA evidence and statistical analysis of a set of 2,000-year-old stone coffins found in Jerusalem in 1980 suggest they once held the remains of Christ and his family, according to a new documentary.

It says tests on human residue taken from the "ossuaries" believed to be those of Jesus and Mary Magdalene indicates they might have been a couple - and the filmmakers believe they may have had a son, Judah.

Cameron, who produced the Discovery Channel film set to air on Channel 4 in the UK, will unveil the two key coffins at a press conference in New York on Monday.

The team said their findings did not necessarily conflict with the fundamental Christian belief that Jesus was resurrected three days after his crucifixion - contrary to some reports that they would claim the evidence meant the resurrection did not take place.

The Discovery Channel claimed the evidence could be the "greatest archaeological find in history". "It doesn't get bigger than this," Cameron said. "We've done our homework; we've made the case; and now it's time for the debate to begin."

The Lost Tomb of Jesus, directed by Simcha Jacobovici, cites statistical analysis that found the odds are at least 600 to 1 in favour of the tomb being that of Jesus's family.

It does not challenge the resurrection because "even if Jesus' body was moved from one tomb to another, that does not mean that he could not have been resurrected from the second tomb".

All four Gospels say that Jesus was crucified on the eve of the Sabbath and that the tomb his body was placed in was empty when the disciples woke on Sunday morning.

The cave tomb examined in the film was discovered when the earth gave way as builders dug the foundations for an apartment complex in the Jerusalem suburb of Talpiot 27 years ago. Inside were 10 limestone bone boxes, six with inscriptions said to date from the time Jesus was alive."

what do you think? another da vinci code type theory, true or a load of rubbish?
 
Re: titanic discovery! by kazzzz on 26 February 2007 1:16pm
 
Did I imagine it or did the title of this thread just change???
 
Kazzzz's ship by johnnythemonkey on 26 February 2007 1:19pm
 
Yes you must have changed it!
 
Re: titanic discovery! by arty_farty on 26 February 2007 1:28pm
 
i changed it cause i thought that noone would know what the thread was about.
 
Re: titanic discovery! by kazzzz on 26 February 2007 1:30pm
 
Ooh but I looked at it cos the err...ok was interesting! :)
 
Re: titanic discovery! by johnnythemonkey on 26 February 2007 1:43pm
 
k ?
 
Re: titanic discovery! by Robron on 26 February 2007 2:52pm
 
Of course it is rubbish. How can one compare Jesus's DNA with another if no one has or knows Jesus's DNA. Sounds like James Cameron wants to make another bad film...
 
Re: titanic discovery! by KMeadows on 26 February 2007 5:46pm
 
I wish there was a way to prove this "discovery" true. I would love to see the religious reaction to that.
 
Re: titanic discovery! by Robron on 26 February 2007 9:56pm
 
More, if you desire...


http://www.cbc.ca/world/story/2007/02/26/jesus-tomb.html#skip300x250
 
Re: titanic discovery! by Caty on 26 February 2007 10:12pm
 
hmmm... that's very intersting, I'd like to see how they could actually prove it, because as Robron said, we don't have any DNA to compare these findings with.
 
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