Tag Archives: archeology

Swedish church used IKEA bags for bone storage

Erotic novelist Kicki Karlén found the stash unexpectedly, although this article is scant on details for why she was wandering around the basement and how she found them. Book research, presumably. The Kläckeberga church is using Ikea bags to store … Continue reading

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Old bones equal proof the bible is true!

At least, as far as Fox News is concerned. Here’s their headline: Mysterious bones may belong to John the Baptist There’s no way to be sure, of course, as there are no confirmed pieces of John the Baptist to compare … Continue reading

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“New” Mayan art contradicts 2012 deadline

Good news for those who might have been worried: archeologists in Guatemala have announced the discovery of a mural there that suggests the earth’s inhabitants still have another 7000 years to prosper. Working with epigrapher David Stuart and archaeologist and … Continue reading

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Another final resting place for Jesus found

I say another because I experienced something akin to deja vu. There was a news report in 2007 about the same thing around the same time of year as now. James Cameron’s “Lost of of Jesus” aired near Easter. You’d … Continue reading

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Old news: it’s official. Real Ark found… again

It’s in Turkey. Seriously. I mean it. Totally there. If you can believe the researchers, that is. Chinese researchers planted evidence on Mount Ararat when they went hunting for a documentary (wrote about that here) but the Pravda piece takes … Continue reading

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I think bible archeologists walk a fine line

Obviously it’s worthwhile to hunt for artifacts that can provide a more rounded image of earlier days but I hope the never-ending drive to prove the bible is true isn’t the only reason people go digging in Israel and area. … Continue reading

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Is bible archeology the only archeology?

Hardly, but it seems like it’s the only kind of archeology that generates clickable headlines. Like this one: Jesus’ apostle’s tomb unearthed in Turkey. OMIGOD! Proof the bible is true! Quick! Go look! Your argument’s invalid! CHrisTians Win 4evaR! An … Continue reading

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