How could a harried news editor resist this one? John Noble Wilford's piece Tuesday, among others, got picked up all over. He reports speculation that ice on Galilee may have given Jesus his footing for a stroll to the apostles' boat.
Also skating in:
Reuters's Jim Loney Jim Loney
Washington Post's Alan Cooperman
The story was no secret. Here's the press release. From Florida State University.
And for a cynical look at this, from the irrepressible Bob Parks: read this