A column by A.N. Wilson offers some calm words concerning the controversy over the supposed Jesus tomb. Not in the realm of debunking (as that hardly needs to be done) but on reflecting on the great power Jesus has had over men for centuries.
Sceptics will delight in the idea that the bones of Jesus have been found; it will seem to to confirm that Christianity is untrue. But the fact is that for the past two thousand years, millions have had their lives transformed by the opposite belief – namely the belief that, as John Betjeman once wrote, "God was man in Palestine, and lives today in bread and wine".