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The film is James Cameron criticized scientists

March 5 2007
16:05

The premiere of a documentary by James Cameron's "Lost Tomb of Christ" sparked debate and criticism from the scientific and religious community. According to one panelist, Professor of Archaeology, University of Arizona, William Deaver, the movie too many such generalizations, assumptions and uncertainties.

Another reviewer, Professor of Religion, University of La Verne, Jonathan Reed called the picture "archaeological pornography, noting that such things excite people and their consciousness, but have little in common with reality.

"To suggest this may be anything. Of course, until we can prove that the authors' film - are false. However, these ill-founded statements and their truth is unlikely," - Reed said.

Critique of the opponents were also subjected to staged scenes that are included in the picture. In these passages seem freestyle interpretation of the biblical story, which fits in the version the authors of the existence of tapes of his wife and son Jesus.

The film is a dramatization of the episode, where the crucified Christ turns to a sobbing wife and son. According to the Bible, he turned to his mother Mary. Directed by "Lost tomb of Jesus" Simha Yakobovich the discussion has repeatedly stressed that he was not a scientist, a journalist, a specialist in documentary cinema.

Director said that presented to the audience a number of facts, and beautiful staging their own version of the episodes of the family of Christ, and recorded the progress of research of the grave and the remains.

The premiere was held in the U.S. on February 26, suggests that during an archaeological dig in Israel, was found buried the remains of Jesus Christ, his wife, son and the Virgin Mary. Authors paintings argue that all of the leading specialists in epigraphy - the historical discipline that studies ancient inscriptions in solid materials - agreed that the seal on ballot boxes containing the remains authentic.

Experts also say that this inscription deciphered as names of possible members of the family of Jesus Christ. In a tape recorded and examination of DNA from the remains of two boxes that shed light on the relationship of Jesus and Mary Magdalene. According to the authors, are not identical DNA, presumably belonging to Jesus and Mary Magdalene, gives reason to believe that the remains belong to spouses.

At the same time, critics of the film, archeologists, emphasize that the discrepancy of the genetic information indicates a lack of blood ties, and draw conclusions about the marital relationship only on this basis is impossible. Reports RIA Novosti.

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