I spent so much time and so much money to prove these are real. There are a lot of professors and one of them told me that I'm living in a fantasy”
My answer to him was: 'I think you got old and your eyes don't see anything.' I took my book and went away. Many professors say it's a fake. Why? I don't know why. But this is a real book."
British taxpayers will wince at the thought that a king of England once paid 100,000 gold coins for the "real" crown of thorns from the New Testament.
The greater, the more sensational the story, the more the chances of it being real are miniscule ”
Joe Zias says the odds are always against any such finding turning out to change the way we look at ancient history as the Dead Sea Scrolls once did.