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-New Find: Ancient Wall Supports Bible Record of Solomon

Saturday, February 27th, 2010

(Wall by Brian Negin via Flickr) Lately it has become fashionable to question whether the Biblical accounts of a strong kingdom ruled by David and Solomon could have even existed in the 10 century BC (BCE). Many scholars consider the accounts to be rather mythical in nature. Now a recent archeological finding lends strong support to the Biblical record. […]

-“Jesus, The Final Days”

Tuesday, August 25th, 2009

By Craig A. Evans and N.T.Wright (Louisville, Kentucky: Westminster John Knox Press, 2009, 116 pages) A scholarly examination of the last events in the life and resurrection of Jesus. (Read the whole review @  Book Reviews)       *Top

-Latest Update on James Ossuary Trial

Wednesday, July 8th, 2009

The trial over the authenticity of the James ‘the brother of Jesus’ Ossuary is finally in the defense phase. Dr. Ben Witherington gives an update and his opinion of how the trial is going in this article: The Dead Shall Have Their Say– More on the James Ossuary            *Top

-The Discovery of Apostle Paul’s Bones?

Friday, July 3rd, 2009

Found a link to this article at SmartChristian.com—Dr. Andrew Jackson calls this “Very speculative” and I agree: “Bone fragments confirmed to be Saint Paul” According to the article, Pope Benedict XVI claims that scientific tests confirmed shards found in the underground chamber at the church of St Paul’s-Outside-the-Walls in Rome were from the apostle: "This […]

-Is the Ark of the Covenant Really in Ethiopia?

Sunday, June 28th, 2009

(Shrine where the Ethiopian Ark is housed) The Orthodox Church of Ethiopia has claimed for years that they actually have the original Ark of the Covenant spoken of in the Bible. One of the problems with the claim is that they have never allowed archeologists to inspect or test the artifact which most scholars believe […]