posted on 02/03/2003 5:00:10 PM PST
posted on 02/03/2003 5:21:00 PM PST
by F.J. Mitchell
(truth is the life blood of productive discourse)
The folks at Time are still hoping to find something that will shake up the foundations of Christianity. That was one of the reasons the Dead Sea Scrolls were so popular when they were first discovered and why people like Edmund Wilson wrote about them with such enthusiasm. But there really isn't much resemblance between the Essenes and the early Christians. John the Baptist as he is portrayed in the Gospels bears no resemblance to what little we know about that sect.
posted on 02/03/2003 6:18:47 PM PST
They found John the Methodist.
To read later.
posted on 02/03/2003 10:12:35 PM PST
(+With God all things are possible.+)
posted on 02/04/2003 3:28:57 AM PST
On display in Topkapi Palace in Istanbul, Turkey, is
what is reputed to be the hand, forearm, and a piece
of skull from John the Babtist. Don't know where the
rest of him is.......
posted on 02/04/2003 7:17:09 AM PST
>Have archaeologists discovered the skeleton of John the Baptist?"
Is the skull smiling
enigmatically? Do the
fingers point upward?
posted on 09/30/2006 8:56:36 PM PDT
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