Local curators were forced to close a display after two historians claimed in a new book that a precious goblet in Spain is actually Jesus’ mythical vessel. Two art historians say Egyptian parchments found in Cairo sparked a three-year investigation that finally led them to the goblet as one of the great Christian relics.
TODAY IN SLATE
Driving in Circles
The autonomous Google car may never actually happen.
Where Ebola Lives Between Outbreaks
Gunman Killed Inside Canadian Parliament; Soldier Shot at National Monument Dies
Sleater-Kinney Was Once America’s Best Rock Band
Can it be again?
Paul Farmer: Up to 90 Percent of Ebola Patients Should Survive
Is he right?
“I’m Not a Scientist” Is No Excuse
Politicians brag about their ignorance while making ignorant decisions.
The Right to Run
If you can vote, you should be able to run for public office—any office.