By Calev Ben-David, July 10, 2008
True believers tend to read more into archaeological discoveries than is rational
A dramatic archaeological discovery that calls into question the integrity of the New Testament, and threatens to shake the very foundations of Christianity?
It sounds like something out of The Da Vinci Code. Except that, in this case, it’s authentic — at least, according to the sensationalist headlines this week about an ancient inscription that may cast new light, and possibly some doubt, on the story of the resurrection of Jesus.