Current Events Articles: June 2008

"Dinosaur Dig" to be held for Kids in Lancaster County, PA posted by Henry B. Smith Jr. MA

Dinosaur Dig for Kids to take place in Lancaster County, PA. Mount Calvary Lutheran Church, 308 Petersburg Road, Lititz.

Date: Friday July 11th, 6-9pm.

 

 

 

Finders of the Lost Ark? posted by Henry B. Smith Jr. MA

ABR Staff Member Rick Lanser is mentioned in the May 2008 issue of Christianity Today. Trained archaeologists who haven't harnessed themselves to a publicity machine get ignored because real archaeology can be tedious. Like real life.

http://www.ctlibrary.com/ct/2008/may/12.62.html

Jordan Cave may be Oldest Church posted by Henry B. Smith Jr. MA

Archaeologists in Rihab, Jordan, say they have discovered a cave that could be the world's oldest Christian church. Dating to the period AD 33-70...

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/science/nature/7446812.stm

More NT Manuscripts Found posted by Henry B. Smith Jr. MA

Daniel Wallace, Director of the Center for the Study of New Testament Manuscripts, is interviewed by Christianity Today regarding the discovery of manuscripts in Albania. http://www.christianitytoday.com/ct/2008/aprilweb-only/117-32.0.html

The Center for the Study of New Testament Manuscripts website can be found at: http://www.csntm.org/

Shroud of Turin to Go on Display Again in 2010 posted by Henry B. Smith Jr. MA

Pope Benedict XVI announced during a June 2 audience with pilgrims from Turin that he had approved the shroud's removal from its protective casket for display to the public in the spring of 2010.

http://www.catholicnews.com/data/stories/cns/0802940.htm

For more on the Shroud of Turin see:

Latest Developments on the Shroud of Turin: Part I

Latest Developments on the Shroud of Turin: Part II

Archaeologists find ancient army HQ in Sinai posted by Henry B. Smith Jr. MA

Egyptian archaeologists have discovered what they say was the ancient headquarters of the Pharaonic army guarding the north-eastern borders of Egypt for more than 1,500 years. Known in the Bible as the "Way of the Philistines"... 

 http://uk.reuters.com/article/scienceNews/...=0

For ABR resources that discuss this important subject see:

Gary Byers' articles:  New Evidence From Egypt on the Location of the Exodus Sea Crossing: Part I and Part II in the Winter and Spring 2006 issues of Bible and Spade

Egypt to carry out DNA test on Mummy posted by Henry B. Smith Jr. MA

Egypt plans to conduct a DNA test on a 3,500-year-old mummy to determine whether it belongs to King Thutmose I, one of the most famous Pharoahs, the country's chief archaeologist said last week.

http://www.pr-inside.com/egypt...htm

Lab agrees to test Shroud of Turin for new theory posted by Henry B. Smith Jr. MA

A leading researcher on the 14-foot-long linen sheet, has persuaded the Oxford laboratory that dated the Shroud to the 13th or 14th Century to revisit the question of its age.

http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/...page=1

For more on the Shroud of Turin see:

Latest Developments on the Shroud of Turin: Part I

Latest Developments on the Shroud of Turin: Part II

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