Ancient stone creates opportunity for reflection
The discovery and publication of an unprovenanced Hebrew document, purportedly from the 1st century BCE and written on stone, has generated some interesting comments about the origins of Christianity and its relationship to Judaism. I'll write more on this in future but in the interim, I'd like to draw attention to one writer in particular.
James Carroll, writing in the Boston Globe, concludes his article on the 'Gabriel Revelation' with the following comment:
James has summed up the situation appropriately, although we should always appreciate that anti-Semitism predates the time of Jesus Christ.
HT to Jim Davila at PaleoJudaica.