Anything related to archaeology, but specificially targetted toward biblical archaeology.

Gospel of Judas

Yawn… Yet another Gnostic “gospel” has surfaced and gained immediate praise from the media. I don’t want to spend much time on it, but for the “inquiring mind” I must address this, if ever so briefly. In brief, the “Gospel of Judas” is a pseudopygraphal, Gnostic account of the life of Jesus in which the …

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Truths and Lies

I recently received a Torah Resource newsletter from Tim Hegg (FFOZ) which addresses two issues of particular interest in a section entitled “Urban Myths.” Tim Hegg vs. Nehemia Gordon Hegg criticized Nehemiah Gordan for falsely claiming that the Shem Tov Gospel of Matthew is much older than the extant Greek texts of Matthew, and much …

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September 29, 2002

(5:27pm Jordan) We’re on the bus that will take us to Israel. Our guide’s name is Emad. He taught us two Arabic words: marh’ba=hello shukran=thank you (5:03 pm—1:03am Israel time) Well, I’m finally in Ha’Aretz! I’ve been here since about 8:45 last night. It took us about 4 hours to go from Ammon and through …

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September 28, 2002

Depending on who you believe (the pilot or the stewardess), I am currently flying at an altitude of between 28,000 & 33,000 feet. It’s amazing how perspective affects one’s relationship to your surroundings. As I’m flying high above the clouds, I am beginning to realize how my perspective & God’s can be vastly different on …

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