Skeptical Sunday: Tomb Be or Not Tomb Be: The Lost Tomb of Jesus?

Sunday, July 15, 2007 - 17:00

This tomb near Jerusalem was discovered 20 years ago, but now a controversial film reasserts the claim that it contains the remains of Jesus and his family. We hear from the director of The Lost Tomb of Jesus who presents both statistical and DNA evidence, as well as from a biblical scholar.

Also, so your grilled cheese sandwich looks like Elvis, does that mean that messages are encoded in your lunch, or could this simply be a consequence of our hard-wired ability, as a social species, to be adept at facial recognition?

Plus, Brains on Vacation squares off against the Bermuda Triangle... and, a round-up of the latest alien exploits from the checkout line press. It's Skeptical Sunday... but don't take our word for it!


  • Phil Plait - Astronomer and keeper of the website
  • Kathryn Denning - Professor of Anthropology at York University
  • Simcha Jacobovici - Director of The Lost Tomb of Jesus
  • Craig Evans - New Testament Scholar at Acadia Divinity College