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The Simcha Suit of Zias Hits Gawker

In a nicely organized piece.  Which, I know, you’ll enjoy.  It includes this Most Outrageous Behavior Simcha Jacobovici: Claimed to have found Atlantis in an interview with Hadassah Magazine Joe Zias: “Routinely writes Jacobovici’s first name with a dollar sign in place of the S” Legal … Continue reading

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The Battle In the Courts: Zias v. Jacobovici

Nina Burleigh, on the suit of Joe Zias by Simcha Jacobovici writes (in Time), among many other insightful things The contentiousness between Zias and Jacobovici came to a head in 2011. That year, National Geographic pulled out of a Jacobovici … Continue reading

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Simcha’s Lawsuit Against Joe Zias Hits Ha’Aretz

Journalist and filmmaker Simcha Jacobovici is suing anthropologist Joe Zias, who in recent years has been doing his utmost to disprove his provocative theories on early Christianity. Further on Jacobovici’s suit states that following Zias’ accusations, the Discovery Channel and … Continue reading

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I’m Not The Only One With a Road!

Though I alone am a Saint-

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Guest Post: Joe Zias’ Letter to Emmanuel Christian Seminary

Dear Professor/President, While going on line this morning I happened to run across some information regarding theological issues between faculty there and Professor Rollston. As an Israeli archaeologist interested in the Historical Jesus I follow to a great extent what … Continue reading

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‘Crucify Him, Crucify Him’ – The Biblical Archaeology Review Cries for Zias’ Blood

I wasn’t at the trial so I don’t know what Joe Zias said on the stand.  I do know two things, though and they’re brief observations: 1- BAR hasn’t gone to such lengths to crucify someone (or at least destroy … Continue reading

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Hershel Shanks Has Done it More than Once

The other day I mentioned that Shanks has been lifting, without permission, evidently by means of a ‘mole’, materials from a closed (which means inaccessible to the general public) discussion list. Evidently he didn’t just lift something from Niels Peter … Continue reading

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The Petition Continues- Add Your Support…

Even if you agree with the notion that lawsuits are a legitimate means to settle disputes, I hope you’ll consider the effects on scholarship if film-makers like Mr Jacobovici sue persons who disagree with their conclusions. First they came for … Continue reading

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Forty Have So Far: The Petition Calling on Simcha to Set Aside his Suit

As of this morning 40 persons from around the world have joined in, calling on Mr Jacobovici to drop his suit against Mr Zias.  There’s still time if you’d care to lend your voice.  Just go here for the details and … Continue reading

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A Petition Calling on Simcha Jacobovici to Drop His Suit Against Joe Zias

Please, if you’re so inclined, add your voice to those asking Mr Jacobovici to drop his suit against Joe Zias.  Here’s why Simcha’s being asked to do so: 1- Because suing persons with whom one disagrees over ideological matters and … Continue reading

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Joe Zias: The Harvest Show

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It’s Nice to See the BBC Catching Up to What we All Knew Months Ago

The BBC is reporting that the ‘lead codices’ are of doubtful authenticity! Ya don’t say… But then the essay goes on to describe, in fine fashion, the very questionable nature of so many ridiculous claims. It even includes remarks by … Continue reading

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Jesus: The Cold Case – Deserving of a Dilly?

Another tv ‘special’ by some guy who lacks any real knowledge of the subject, as Deane shows plainly, is set to air in NZ on Sunday. I especially appreciate Deane’s observation- … the list of biblical scholars demonstrates Bruce’s lack … Continue reading

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