Daily Archives: December 1, 2011

Ancient Coptic City Discovered in Egypt

A Supreme Council of Antiquities mission has discovered a Coptic city dating back to the fourth century. The city is located in the Ain al-Sabil area of the New Valley Governorate. In the middle of the city, a basilica church … Continue reading

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Statue of Amenhotep III, King Tut’s Grandfather, Found

A large statue of King Amenhotep III, the grandfather of the boy-pharaoh Tutankhamun, who ruled nearly 3,400 years ago, has been unearthed in Egypt. The Telegraph is reporting: The Supreme Council of Antiquities says the latest find was made at … Continue reading

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Flesh Farming & Human Trafficking

This Weekly Standard story is grim, grizzly, and a byproduct of treating flesh as a commodity–something akin to using fetal “tissue” to “harvest” [as if it’s just a natural activity, there for the plucking] stem cells, and the “trafficking” of … Continue reading

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‘Exploding’ iPhones? I’ll Stick With BlackBerry…

Red hot smoking iPhone self-combusts on airliner: An Apple iPhone 4 was glowing red hot and emitted a “significant amount” of  dense smoke as it spontaneously combusted on board a flight in Australia in the  second reported incident of its … Continue reading

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If Christianity Goes, So Does Europe

Writes Rev Dr Peter Mullen in The Telegraph: … Europe is now officially secular. Pope Benedict XVI identified our real crisis with terrifying clarity: “The EU is godless. But then it is unthinkable that the EU could build a common European … Continue reading

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On Applying for a PhD in Biblical and Theological Studies

Prof John Byron shares some thoughts on applying for a PhD in Biblical and Theological Studies on his blog, The Biblical World. Give them a read.

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The Future of Biblical Archaeology with Prof James Hoffmeier

On the Book and the Spade is an interview with one of my favourite Biblical Archaeologists. He is very solid in his approach: Ten years ago a bunch of archaeologists gathered in suburban Chicago for a conference on The Future of … Continue reading

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World Aids Day

Today is World Aids Day:  A prayer: God of our weary years, God of our silent tears, O Good and gracious God, you are the God of health and wholeness. In the plan of your creation, you call us to struggle … Continue reading

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