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Archive for the 'Archaeology' Category

-Was The Bible Written Earlier Than Modern Scholars Think?

Monday, January 11th, 2010

(Image-University of Haifa) An Israeli Scholar recently concluded that parts of the Bible were probably written far earlier than most modern scholars thought. Professor Gershon Galil of the University of Haifa came to that conclusion after translating an inscription on a 3,000 year old piece of pottery. <<Read the Rest on my Apologetica page>>           *Top

-Have the Bones of the Apostle Paul Really Been Found?

Friday, July 3rd, 2009

According to an article in the UK Telegraph, 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 seems to confirm the unanimous and undisputed tradition that these are the mortal remains of the Apostle Paul." Are these […]

-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 […]

-Pottery Find Supports The Bible

Friday, October 31st, 2008

Hirbet Qeiyafa, Israel: An Israeli archaeologist has discovered a Hebrew inscription on a 3,000-year-old pottery shard — a find that suggests Biblical accounts of the ancient Israelite kingdom of David could have been based on written texts. The discovery of this shard could go a long ways towards supporting the Bible and towards dispelling some […]

-Old Testament ‘Proof’: Seal of Jeremiah Opponent Found

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 […]