Skip to comments.Exclusive: Real Indiana Jones Locates Lost Ark
Posted on 05/18/2005 11:38:36 AM PDT by Alouette
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Just curious, but how did you come to know Vendyl Jones?
I've been following his outrageous claims in the press for some time.
He's a constant self-promoter, so he's gotten quite a bit of exposure over the years.
He's one of the first people a liberal journalist calls when he wants to quote an end-times crackpot to embarrass orthodox Christians - more than half the time the article is ambiguous about his religious allegiance.
check this out :
Does anyone know if he found it? June is almost over!!!
...he is sure he will uncover the hidden Ark of the Covenant before the Fast of Tisha BAv this summer.
The title is a little off...he didn't really locate it, now did he?
I know Vendyl Jones personally and have spent a month in close and personal interaction with him. At the conclusion of that time I went on Ted Baehr's nationally syndicated radio show to expose the apostasy and false teaching of this man. FACTS: 1. Vendyl Jones is NO Noahide Observer Laws against Larceny I was one of 40 people placed under house arrest in Bethlehem because Vendyl had mis-appropriated the funds from our tour fees to pay for our lodging and travel. Most escaped in the middle of the night to Tel Aviv, but I stayed to confront him. Two retired school teachers (devotees of Jones) wired home and robbed their retirement accounts of the funds to lift the arrest. It amounted to tens of thousands of dollars. Laws against Sexual Immorality Immorality was openly tolerated among his staff. Laws against Lawlessness. We had our dig shut down twice by the Israeli army for digging without a permit. His open response was "that it is easier to ask forgiveness than it is to obtain permission." This is the pure doctrinal position of antinomianism (lawlessness).
It is guarded and tended by a priest who is selected for the job for life by his predecessor.
Does 'lost' Ark exist in Ethiopia?
The Billings Gazatte | August 17, 2002 ( Last modified August 17, 2002 - 12:37 am) | By RICHARD N. OSTLING
Posted on 08/18/2002 7:37:37 PM EDT by vannrox
Now´s the Time to Find Holy Lost Ark (Ark of the Covenant possibly located)
Arutz Sheva | 20 May 05 | Unknown/Arutz Sheva
Posted on 05/26/2005 1:18:09 AM EDT by axes_of_weezles
Ark of the Covenant's discovery imminent?
WorldNetDaily | 5/28/05 | Dr. Kelly Hollowell
Posted on 05/29/2005 4:28:15 PM EDT by wagglebee
Pin camera ready to roll on Ark of Covenant discovery
Canada Free Press | June 28, 2005 | Judi McLeod
Posted on 06/29/2005 6:10:31 PM EDT by MikeEdwards
Pin camera ready to roll on Ark of Covenant discovery
Israel National News | 6/29/2005 | Judi McLeod, Canada Free Press
Posted on 08/03/2005 4:59:54 PM EDT by CharlieOK1
Myth of the Lost Ark fuels pride of a nation on brink of war (Lost Ark in Axum?)
News Telegraph, UK | 12-29-05 | David Blair
Posted on 12/29/2005 9:54:10 AM EST by emiller
Here's another theory....
Ping for later read.
Just updating the GGG info, not sending a general distribution.
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Keepers of the Lost Ark?[Ethiopia][Ark of the Covenant]
Smithsonian Magazine | December 2007 | Paul Raffaele
Posted on 11/27/2007 2:27:12 PM EST by BGHater
The screenplay for Raiders of the Lost Ark was written by Lawrence “Larry” Kasdan.
[snip] In 1973, George Lucas wrote The Adventures of Indiana Smith. Like Star Wars, which he also wrote, it was an opportunity to create a modern version of the film serials of the 1930s and 1940s. Lucas discussed the concept with Philip Kaufman, who worked with him for several weeks and came up with the Ark of the Covenant as the plot device. Kaufman was told about the Ark by his dentist when he was a child. The project stalled when Clint Eastwood hired Kaufman to direct The Outlaw Josey Wales. Lucas shelved the idea, deciding to concentrate on his outer space adventure that would become Star Wars. In late May 1977, Lucas was in Hawaii, trying to escape the enormous success of Star Wars. Friend and colleague Steven Spielberg was also there, on vacation from work on Close Encounters of the Third Kind. While building a sand castle at the Mauna Kea Beach Hotel, Spielberg expressed an interest in directing a James Bond film. Lucas convinced his friend Spielberg that he had conceived a character “better than James Bond” and explained the concept of Raiders of the Lost Ark. Spielberg loved it, calling it “a James Bond film without the hardware”, although he told Lucas that the surname ‘Smith’ was not right for the character. Lucas replied, “OK. What about ‘Jones’?” Indiana was the name of Lucas’ Alaskan Malamute, whose habit of riding in the passenger seat as Lucas drove was also the inspiration for Star Wars’ Chewbacca. [/snip]
The character was originally named Indiana Smith, after an Alaskan Malamute called Indiana that Lucas owned in the 1970s and on which he based the Star Wars character Chewbacca. Spielberg disliked the name Smith, and Lucas casually suggested Jones as an alternative. The Last Crusade script references the name’s origin, with Jones’s father revealing his son’s birth name to be Henry and explaining that “we named the dog Indiana”, to his son’s chagrin.
What? Did you open an old file on your hard drive? This may be a record for a dead thread.
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