Jesus Married?: Ancient Papyrus Mentions 'Wife'

Harvard professor finds evidence that suggests Jesus may have been married.
3:00 | 09/19/12

Coming up in the next {{countdown}} {{countdownlbl}}

Coming up next:

{{nextVideo.title}}

{{nextVideo.description}}

Skip to this video now

Now Playing:

{{currentVideo.title}}

More information on this video
Enhanced full screen
Explore related content
Comments
Related Extras
Related Videos
Video Transcript
Transcript for Jesus Married?: Ancient Papyrus Mentions 'Wife'
And an intriguing scrap of paper -- -- than a business card is reigniting an age old religious debate. Did Jesus have a wife. We'll Harvard scholar has just revealed that a faded piece of -- -- written in the Coptic language 400 years after Jesus Jesus died containment praise Jesus said to them. My wife whom he identified as -- he goes on to say she will be able to be my disciple. Karen King the Harvard professor is now asking other experts to weigh in on what it could all mean. Guessing if you with the people might weigh in on that the piece of paper one point five by three. Inches there has been for centuries debate about whether Mary Matalin was married to Jesus because the Gnostic gospels a whole another series of gospels -- the fact that was true would have been very usual for a man and a timing Jewish friend and I are only -- that this is not a -- -- noted that Israel yeah. Franken at a lot of fuel to the debate country so much changing.

This transcript has been automatically generated and may not be 100% accurate.

{"id":17268850,"title":"Jesus Married?: Ancient Papyrus Mentions 'Wife'","duration":"3:00","description":"Harvard professor finds evidence that suggests Jesus may have been married.","section":"GMA","mediaType":"Default"}