The Huffington Post implies Jesus had a wife in their latest effort to illicit a response by using shock journalism.This is exactly why the global ignorance of the great Greek deception is so dangerous. When considering the authenticity of any Coptic text, it's important to note that the Copts (Egyptian Christians) during this time period were involved in a schism. It was the question of Christ’s divinity (Chistology) that was at the root of this schism. What resulted was two sects of people in this region (Egypt) with VERY different notions of the faith as it pertained to Yeshua. Copts are part of the non-Chalcedonian Christian churches that became the Oriental Orthodoxy : Coptic, Ethiopian, Eritrean, Syriac, Malankara Syrian (Indian Orthodox Church) and Armenian Apostolic churches. These groups considered themselves dyophysites. In simple terms they believed in two separate natures of Christ (one was very human, and the other very divine). Dualism is extremely prevalent in the east. Many Copts converted (through the influence/persecution of the Greeks: Rome) to the Chalcedonian mindset and became part of the Greek Orthodox Church of Alexandria. For more info on this research the Council of Chalcedon. The Melkites (Melchites) did not actually accept the Monophysitism of Chalcedonian Christians, but rather Miaphysitism (Christ’s Divinity and Humanity are united in one or single nature, the two being united without separation, without confusion, and without alteration). The significance of this is that most non-Chalcedonian Christians (except maybe the Melkites) did not believe in the human divinity of Yeshua. It stands to reason that this sort of writing (The Gospel of Jesus’s Wife) may have been used/created to support their position. Leave it to the great bastion of American ignorance "The Huffington Post" to purport this Coptic Apocrypha as practically being canon. If you want to give legitimacy to the "Gospel Of Jesus's Wife", then here's some other books that you would have to also give legitimacy to:

Narrative of Joseph of Arimathaea

Epistle of the Apostles

Report of Pilate the Procurator

History of Joseph the Carpenter

Apocryphon of James

The Letter of Peter to Philip

Book of John the Evangelist

Ptolemy's Commentary on the Gospel of John Prologue

Avenging of the Saviour

The Apocryphon of John

The Sentances of Sextus

Book of Thomas the Contender

Lost Books of the Bible

The GOSPEL of the BIRTH OF MARY

The PROTEVANGELION

The first Gospel of the INFANCY of JESUS CHRIST

The Infancy Gospel of Thomas Composit

Infancy Compilation (all)

The Gospel of Pseudo-Matthew

THE EPISTLES of JESUS CHRIST and ABGARUS KING of EDESSA

The GOSPEL of NICODEMUS (or ACTS of PONTIUS PILATE)

Letters of HEROD and PILATE

The APOSTLES' CREED

THE EPISTLE of PAUL the APOSTLE to the LAODICEANS

The EPISTLES of PAUL the APOSTLE to SENECA (w/SENECA's to PAUL)

The ACTS of PAUL and THECLA

The FIRST EPISTLE of CLEMENT to the CORINTHIANS

The SECOND EPISTLE of CLEMENT to the CORINTHIANS

The GENERAL EPISTLE OF BARNABAS

The EPISTLE of IGNATIUS to the EPHESIANS

The EPISTLE of IGNATIUS to the MAGNESIANS

The EPISTLE of IGNATIUS to the TRALLIANS

The EPISTLE of IGNATIUS to the ROMANS

The EPISTLE of IGNATIUS to the PHILADELPHIANS

The EPISTLE of IGNATIUS to the SMYRNAEANS

The EPISTLE of IGNATIUS to POLYCARP

The EPISTLE of POLYCARP to the PHILIPPIANS

HERMAS

The First Book of HERMAS (or VISIONS)

The Second Book of HERMAS (or COMMANDS)

LETTERS OF HEROD AND PILATE

THE LOST GOSPEL ACCORDING TO PETER

THE GOSPEL of PETER - LAST

The EPISTLE of IGNATIUS to the PHILIPPIANS

The MARTYRDOM of IGNATIUS

The MARTYRDOM of POLYCARP

TERTULLIAN on SPECTICALS

TERTULLIAN on PRAYER

TERTULLIAN on PATIENCE

TERTULLIAN on MARTYRS

The Report of Pilate to Caesar

Gospel of Bartholomew

Gospel of Thomas

Gospel of Phillip

Secret Gospel of Mark

Book of Marcion

Excerpts from the Gospel of Mary

The Letter of Aristeas

The Didache

While the Gospel of Thomas is reported to mention Christ referring to a wife, that translation is still hotly debated. I'm not offended by the possibility of Christ having a wife, or even children. I'm offended by the scriptural inaccuracy of this nonsense being pushed on the world to create more confusion. So I think it's enough to say the Huffington Post title "'Gospel of Jesus' Wife' Papyrus Is Ancient, Not Fake, Scientists And Scholars Say" could also read 'Gospel of Jesus' Wife' Papyrus Is Ancient, but so are Egyptian hieroglyphics.

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