A claim is made by researchers that he used marijuana! Excerpts: Cannabis linked to Biblical healing Many of the miracles concerned healing Jesus Christ and his apostles may have used a cannabis-based anointing oil to help cure people with crippling diseases, it has been claimed. Researchers in the United States say the oil used in the early days of the Christian church contained a cannabis extract called kaneh-bosem. They suggest the extract, which is absorbed into the body when placed on the skin, could have helped cure people with a variety of physical and mental problems. In a response to the article published on JesusJournal.com, critics said: "As many of us know firsthand, Jesus often becomes the final hope for the pharmacologically impaired." John Cunyus, the author of a book on Christian healing, said: "Well, the Bible does say that St. Stephen was stoned... but perhaps not in that sense!" More: http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/health/2633187.stm Perhaps I should note that the research is reported in High Times,m not noted for objectivity about the use of pot. Still, interesting because the herb aapparently has been used for healing in some places at some times, apparently successfully.