Nov 17, 2008 (Talk of the Nation) — In 2002, archaeologists claimed a box of ancient bones held the remains of Jesus' brother. Nina Burleigh discusses her book, Unholy Business: The True Tale of Faith, Greed and Forgery in the Holy Land
, which explores how forgers create fake artifacts to "prove" Biblical stories to be true.
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In Unholy Business, Nina Burleigh investigates the world of forgers who create fake artifacts to "prove" Biblical stories true.
In 2002, a box of ancient bones was discovered and archaeologists claimed that it held the remains of Jesus' brother. The "discovery" sparked an international scandal — and was later proven to be completely fabricated.
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