The Earliest New Testament Manuscripts – Bible Archaeology Report

The earliest and most famous Greek New Testament manuscript is the Ryland Papyrus P52, currently on display at the John Rylands University Library in Manchester, UK.  It was purchased in 1920 by Bernard Grenfell on the Egyptian antiquities market.  However, it wasn’t really “discovered” until 1934 when it was translated by C. H. Roberts.  Three …

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Dead Sea Scroll discovery prompts mystery over text’s origins | The Independent

One of the best preserved texts in the Dead Sea scrolls has prompted further mystery after a study into the document found chemicals from outside the region had been used to preserve it. The first of the Dead Sea scrolls, a collection of ancient Jewish texts predominantly written in Hebrew, were found in 1947 by Bedouin shepherds …

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The Staurogram – Biblical Archaeology Society

The Staurogram - Biblical Archaeology Society — Read on http://www.biblicalarchaeology.org/daily/biblical-topics/crucifixion/the-staurogram/ OTHER RESOURCES: https://earlychurchhistory.org/christian-symbols/the-staurogram/ https://www.patheos.com/blogs/geneveith/2018/03/the-first-image-of-christ-on-the-cross-the-staurogram/ https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Staurogram

Didache – Ancient History Encyclopedia

The Didache (Koine Greek: διδαχή), also known as “The Teaching,” or, “The... — Read on http://www.ancient.eu/Didache/ As the above article indicates, scholars disagree about the date of authorship for the Didache, but scholars do agree external evidences (quotations by Eusebius) show a probability of 4th C. To me, this accounts for the prescription of a …

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No More Cursing: Destroying the Roots of Religious Racism: Talbert W. Swan: 9780971635517: Amazon.com: Books

No More Cursing: Destroying the Roots of Religious Racism [Talbert W. Swan] on Amazon.com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This book tackles the issue of religious racism and its effect on the culture of the Christian Church in America. — Read on http://www.amazon.com/dp/097163551X/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_i_28WTCb5CGBD87

The Bible’s Reliability, ANE Cosmology, The Name of God & Jesus

It is fascinating. For a minute, I adopted this view, b/c it helped explain the genocide ancient Hebrews committed in God’s name. But then I was like, “wait, did they just take up this myth to demonize the ethnicities they conquered?” Demi-gods are in every ancient mythology. — Lamb's Harbinger (@LambsHarbinger) April 4, 2019 So, …

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Pete Ruins Exodus (Part 1) – Pete Enns

There’s a lot more going on in the book of Exodus than what you’ve seen on the big screen or heard in church. More than a story of deliverance, Exodus is a subtle literary creation that contains many surprises when we read it closely. Join Pete here for Part 1 of this series where he …

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