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Storytime- page 1

In an effort to be more creative, I’m pulling out my Rory’s Storycubes. No guarantees on story quality, but I’m going to roll a few cubes and see what happens in my brain for idea sparks as I roll each … Continue reading

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Hidden texts revealed in ancient manuscripts

Cool story out of the Smithsonian: Last summer, Giulia Rossetto, a specialist in ancient texts at the University of Vienna, was on a train home to Pordenone, in northern Italy, when she switched on her laptop and opened a series … Continue reading

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1minion invites God in – resting in God’s arms

Comfort, O comfort my people… Speak tenderly to Jerusalem. Isaiah 40:1-2 From the Washington Post: Despite no real pressure from the Israeli government nor unanimous clamoring in Washington for the move, Trump threw decades of long-standing U.S. policy up in … Continue reading

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Best explanation yet for Shroud of Turin

Yes, it’s Christmastime not Easter, but I was listening to the back catalogue of a podcast while at work called History Today and wanted to look into the story again once I had a chnace. From 2014 and the Guardian: … Continue reading

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Star of Bethlehem “found”

It’s the Christmas season again so again stories pop up to explain the nativity story with a hope of sounding scientific and also justified to keep Christ in Christmas. This one I get from Charisma News: In the spring of … Continue reading

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Apparent proof of Jesus’ brother

Not Bob, actually, but James, and an ancient manuscript outlining Jesus as his brother’s teacher in secret. From Newsweek: Biblical scholars at the University of Texas at Austin discovered the manuscript in the Nag Hammadi Library at Oxford University, where … Continue reading

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Who stuck a note up Jesus’s butt?

It happened 300 years ago but they know… Restorers of an 18th-century statue of Jesus Christ in Spain have found a handwritten note hidden up his bum. The message, written carefully in calligraphy and dating back to 1777, had been … Continue reading

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