Daily Archives: July 9, 2008

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The Sign of Jonah (and a stone tablet)

I have not been following the various stories very carefully about the so-called "messiah tablet" (but Jim West has a nice collection of links and his usual trenchant comments here ). Reading the Time article , however, I was struck by Israel Knohl’s quote regarding the origins of the three day resurrection model. But, as Knohl told TIME, maybe the Christians had a model to work from. The idea of a "dying and rising messiah […]