Monthly Archives: March 2011

Wikipedia: Jordan Lead Codices

Wikipedia already has a Jordan Lead Codices page: That’s quick!

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The Danger of Atheist Pride

Did you know that it was atheist pride week (20-26 March)? Well, apparently so.

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Problems with the Early Christian Lead Books Discovery

Via Bibleplaces.com: My attempts to avoid this grand discovery have not gone well, to judge from the number of emails I have received suggesting that I must not have seen this story.  It’s foolish to think that I can somehow … Continue reading

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Video: Ancient Books Found in Jordan

There are some more great photos of the ancient books coming from Jordan here as well as this short video: BACKGROUND: For more on the discovery (on this blog), go here, here and here.

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A Short History of the USCCB

Here… To understand how the USCCB came into existence, we must first understand the spiritual background of the man who essentially provided the impetus for the foundation of the organization…

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Trans Anglican Clergy Gaining Greater Acceptance

Whatever it is, it’s no longer a church: Last week, the Rev Dr Christina Beardsley, vice-chair of Changing Attitude, a network of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and heterosexual members of the Church of England, was one of the voices featured … Continue reading

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Is Hell Crowded or Empty?

Writes Fr Robert Barron: An Internet controversy is percolating around a soon-to-be-published book by well-known evangelical preacher Rob Bell. In “Love Wins: A Book About Heaven, Hell and the Fate of Every Person Who Ever Lived,” Bell advocates the “universalist” position … Continue reading

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Seven Years of Drought in Israel

Via Bible Places.com: The rainy season in Israel is over and the results are not good.  This marks the seventh consecutive year of drought.  From the Jerusalem Post: This year, the North received much more water than the center and … Continue reading

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Satanism through the Ages

The term Satanism represents a broad range of religions, world views, and literature that all look favourably on Satan or similar rebellious figures. The Telegraph (UK) reports on the worship of this fiend: Satan first appeared in the Hebrew Bible as an … Continue reading

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Zahi Hawass Reappointed as Egypt’s Minister of Antiquities

And he’s back: CAIRO — Egypt’s chief archaeologist Zahi Hawass, the guardian of some of the world’s most important treasures, was on Wednesday named minister of antiquities, the official MENA news agency reported. Hawass had served as head of the Supreme Council of … Continue reading

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