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November 19th marks the 150th Anniversary of the Gettysburg Address, a speech President Lincoln gave in hopes of reminding the nation of its roots in freedom and equality in the midst of a divisive civil war
There has never been an archaeological discovery in Israel that has disproved the Bible. Not one. And since archaeology constantly confirms biblical truth, what the Bible says about Jesus and his redemptive life, death and resurrection is also true.
In the waning days of Newsweek as a print magazine, the editors decided to take on the New Testament. Readers should note carefully that it is Newsweek, and not the New Testament, that is going out of print.
The Smithsonian Channel has announced that it will delay airing a documentary about the controversial "Jesus' wife" papyrus fragment after scholars raised doubts about its authenticity and questioned its lack of known archaeological origin.
Ancient manuscripts seem to be the sweet spot, a la Dan Brown and The Da Vinci Code, for sensationalism. Anything "old" that surfaces that even hints at a variant account of the biblical materials is thrown into the news cycle with breathless drama.
"The Gospel of Jesus’s Wife"? Not hardly. This is sensationalism masquerading as scholarship. Nevertheless, do not miss what all this really represents -- an effort to replace biblical Christianity with an entirely new faith.
Karen King, a historian from Harvard Divinity School, revealed on Tuesday what she claims to be a fourth-century fragment of papyrus containing the phrase, in Coptic, "Jesus said to them, 'My wife ... '"
Israeli archaeologists recently discovered a coin, dating from the 11th century before Christ. It depicted “a man with long hair fighting a large animal with a feline tail.” Ring any Old Testament bells?