Well, I guess we missed this because of the NY Times massive ignorance. But, CBS wasn’t far behind.
EDITOR’S NOTE: An earlier version of this story mis-identified the possible “beloved disciple” as John the Baptist.
The possible beloved?
As most biblical scholars above the age of 8 would know. John the Baptist was missing his head by the time of the crucifixion.
You know, I think many Christians would proof some of this stuff for free. These news outlets may even try hiring one or two, just so they can get their stories straight. I mean, how hard could it be to find one? There’s only about 2 billion of us worldwide.