From: Brian Holtz []
Sent: Thursday, January 16, 2003 10:06 AM
To: G. Zeineldé Jordan
Cc: Steve Locks; Ed Babinski; Richard Carrier
Subject: Holtz-Jordan debate

You write at

Okay, we agree on an operational definition of scholarly authority. We further agree that Christ existed, was crucified and became quite dead. What do you consider came of His body?

For my thiking about the body's disposition, see my article at
I note that you do not dispute my correction of your characterization of the baseline scholarly consensus. Does your "definition of scholarly authority" include a provision that you don't have to defend your mischaracterizations of the baseline consensus produced by that "scholarly authority"?