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-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 […]

-Re: James-‘The Brother of Jesus’ Ossuary Trial

Thursday, November 6th, 2008

Found this update on the trial at Ben Witherinton’s blog. The trial over the authenticity of the inscription on the ossuary is nearly over. Opponents to the historicity of the ossuary had held that the first part of the inscription could well be genuine but that the last part, saying ‘brother of Jesus’ was forged. […]

-Old Testament Find: Seal of Prince Who Opposed Jeremiah

Tuesday, August 5th, 2008

A group of archaeologists in Israel has found what appears to be the royal seal of an Old Testament prince who opposed the prophet Jeremiah.  The discovery was made earlier this year in ruins considered to include the Palace of David, about 600 feet south of the Temple Mount. It is identified as the official […]