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  • The Latest Challenge to the Bible's Accuracy: Abraham's Anachronistic Camels?

    02/16/2014 3:48:28 PM PST · by daniel1212 · 33 replies ^ | February 14, 2014 | Gordon Govier
    Two researchers at Tel Aviv University (TAU) studied the bones of camels found in an area of ancient copper mines in the Aravah Valley, south of the Dead Sea. Using radiocarbon dating and other techniques, they determined that camels were first used in the mining operations near the end of the 10th century BC. They state that this is the first evidence of domesticated camels in ancient Israel. This would be almost 1,000 years later than the time of the patriarchs, when camels first appear in the Bible. Their study was quickly used to claim that the Bible was written...
  • Time to Junk the New Apologetics [Apologetics 101 for Catholics]

    02/20/2004 10:39:48 PM PST · by Salvation · 39 replies · 202+ views
    Catholic Answers ^ | 2-17-04 | Karl Keating
    TIME TO JUNK THE NEW APOLOGETICS? Dear Friend of Catholic Answers: In the 1960s, after South Vietnam had been undergoing a less-than-peaceful change of government every week or so, there came a period of stability. One magazine took notice and ran this headline: "No Coups Is Good Noups." You know the feeling. It's nice to take a breather from the fuss and fury. It's nice to have no one saying silly things that need to be responded to. It's nice to relax, kick back, and think that, even if only for a moment, all's well with the world. And then...
  • What Do We Mean by Sola Scriptura?

    08/14/2002 9:53:41 AM PDT · by Don'tMessWithTexas · 66 replies · 309+ views
    There are two main issues that divide Protestant Catholics from Roman Catholics. Both groups claim to be catholic, that is, part of the apostolic, universal church of Jesus Christ. Roman Catholics believe we Protestants departed from that church in the sixteenth century. Protestant Catholics believe they departed earlier. The theme of this opening chapter is one of the issues that still divides us: the source of religious truth for the people of God. (The other main issue, that of how a man is made right with God, has been dealt with in the book Justification by Faith ALONE!, published by...