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Gospel of Jesus’ Wife Blog Posts and Online Articles

This post is intended to be an up-to-date collection of blog posts and online articles cited in the article “Gender in Biblical Studies after the Forgery of The Gospel of Jesus’ Wife.Biblical Interpretation 26 (2018): 391-412.  Links cited in the article are all collected here for ease of access. [Last Updated 30 Aug 2018]


Ahmed, S. 2004. “Declarations of Whiteness: The Non-performativity of Anti-Racism,” borderlands 3/2: n.p. <>

Askeland, C. 2014. “Jesus Had an Ugly Sister-in-Law,” online post at Evangelical Textual Criticism <>.

Baden, J. and C. Moss. 2014. “The Curious Case of Jesus’s Wife,” The Atlantic 315/5: 74–81. <>

DeConick, A.D. 2014. “Sexism and the Gospel of Jesus’ Wife,” online post at Forbidden Gospels Blog <>.

Depuydt, L.  2014b. “The Papyrus Fragment and the Crocodile: When Discerning a Blunder Is Itself a …” online post at NT Blog <>.

Gurry, P. 2016. “The Owner of the Gospel of Jesus’ Wife Unveiled,” online post at Evangelical Textual Criticism <>.

Le Donne, A.  2016. “Jesus’ Wife: What Did We Learn?” online post at The Jesus Blog <>.

Mazza, R. 2016. “The Jesus’ Wife Fragment: End of Story?” online post at Faces and Voices <>.

Mroczek, E. 2014. ““Gospel of Jesus’ Wife” Less Durable Than Sexism Surrounding It,” online post at Religion Dispatches <>.

Roberts, M.D. 2014. “Was Jesus Married? Does the Gospel of Jesus’ Wife Help Answer This Question?” online post at Reflections on Christ, Church, and Culture <>.

Sabar, A. 2016a. “The Unbelievable Tale of Jesus’s Wife,” The Atlantic 318/1: 64–78. <>

———. 2016b. “Karen King Responds to ‘The Unbelievable Tale of Jesus’s Wife’,” online post at The Atlantic <>.

Thompson, A. 2012. “Reality Check on Jesus and His ‘Wife’,” online post at Cosmic Log <>.

West, J. 2012. “No, People, A 4th Century Scrap Doesn’t Prove Jesus Had a Wife,” online post at Zwinglius Redivivus <>.

———. 2014. “What a Very Odd and Curious Response: Or, How Some Feminists Need to Learn about Adiaphora,” online post at Zwinglius Redivivus <>.

———. 2016. “The State of Biblical Scholarship in America: An Observation,” online post at Zwinglius Redivivus <>.


Other links of interest:
The Smithsonian‘s initial announcement of GJW (2012)

Ariel Sabar’s update on GJW at The Smithsonian (2012)

An abbreviated version of Tony Burke’s “Heresy Hunting” article (2008)

e-Clavis entry on GJW, by Ian Brown with a thorough bibliography (2017)

A nearly comprehensive set of links to relevant blog posts by Michael Gondrin (2017)

Tony Burke’s Introduction to Fakes, Forgeries, and Fictions, which has an insightful discussion of GJW (2017)

Jesus’s Wife on the Web – Chance Bonar has an insightful article (2017)

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