The Discovery Channel aired a TV documentary last year raising the possibility that archeologists had found the family tomb of Jesus Christ near Jerusalem. “The Lost Tomb of Jesus,” produced by James Cameron, caused a huge backlash among Christians.
Time magazine reports that a leading New Testament expert from Princeton Theological Seminary, Prof. James Charlesworth, was intrigued enough to organize a conference in Jerusalem this week, bringing together over 50 archeologists, statisticians and experts in DNA, ceramics and ancient languages, to give evidence as to whether or not the crypt of Christ had been found.
After three days of fierce debate, the experts remained deeply divided. Opinion among a panel of five experts ranged from "no way" to "very possible."