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  • History Channel’s Bible Is a Big Hit. Does That Mean TV Will Get Religion?

    03/08/2013 6:45:31 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 78 replies
    TIME ^ | March 5, 2013 | By James Poniewozik
    Up until now, the year’s big cable-ratings story has been the ever-growing success of zombie drama The Walking Dead on AMC. Sunday night, though, History channel had the highest-rated scripted drama on cable for the year, for the beginning of a story in which only one main character rises from the dead, and that not until nearly the end. The first two hours of History’s Mark Burnett miniseries adaptation of The Bible scored 13.1 million viewers, more than any fiction cable show of the year–and, as the New York Times notes, dwarfing anything on NBC for the past month. (The...
  • 'The Bible' Is Most Watched TV Program for Second Consecutive Week

    03/12/2013 12:49:57 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 66 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 03/12/2013 | Katherine Weber
    The History Channel's "The Bible" miniseries once again raked in the ratings this past weekend, drawing in 10.8 million total viewers for its second episode, thus making it the most popular program in all of television on Sunday night. Although the historical miniseries was down 18 percent in total viewership from its premiere on March 3, it still managed to attract 3.2 million adults, ages 18-49, and 3.8 million adults, ages 25-54, according to Deadline. These high numbers made the new miniseries the most watched television program on Sunday from 8 p.m.-10 p.m. According to Channel Guide Magazine, over 50...
  • Former fundamentalist 'debunks' Bible

    05/15/2009 12:18:43 PM PDT · by JoeProBono · 172 replies · 3,020+ views
    cnn ^ | May 15, 2009
    Just so you know, Bart Ehrman says he's not the anti-Christ. Bart Ehrman says most of the New Testament is a forgery but it's still an important body of work. Bart Ehrman says most of the New Testament is a forgery but it's still an important body of work. He says he's not trying to destroy your faith. He's not trying to bash the Bible. And, though his mother no longer talks to him about religion, Ehrman says some of his best friends are Christian. Ehrman, a best-selling author and a professor of religious studies at the University of North...
  • Dinosaur herd buried in Noah’s Flood in Inner Mongolia, China

    04/14/2009 8:36:29 AM PDT · by GodGunsGuts · 409 replies · 6,986+ views
    CMI ^ | April 14, 2009 | Tas Walker
    Dinosaur herd buried in Noah’s Flood in Inner Mongolia, China by Tas Walker Published: 14 April 2009 An international team of scientists have uncovered graphic evidence of the deadly terror unleashed on a herd of dinosaurs as they were buried under sediment by the rising waters of Noah’s Flood in western Inner Mongolia (figure 1).[1] Dinosaur bones were first discovered at the site, located at the base of a small hill in the Gobi Desert, in 1978 by a Chinese geologist. After about 20 years, a team of Chinese and Japanese scientists recovered the first skeletons, which they named Sinornithomimus,...
  • After millennia in India, lost tribe returns to Israel

    09/30/2006 2:42:52 PM PDT · by Traianus · 41 replies · 1,685+ views
    Asia News ^ | 09-30-2006 | Asia News
    30 September, 2006 ISRAEL - INDIA After millennia in India, lost tribe returns to Israel The presumed descendents of the Bnei Menashe, one of the 10 lost biblical tribes mentioned in the Bible, are about to leave India after 2,700 years. They will reside in Israeli settlements in the West Bank. Tel Aviv (AsiaNews/Agencies) – A group of 218 people from a mountainous area of north-eastern India are about to be welcomed in Israel. These are the presumed descendents of the Bnei Menashe tribe, one of the 10 lost biblical tribes lost after the exodus from the Promised Land,...
  • Jewish Home Found In The City Of David

    06/06/2005 2:39:34 PM PDT · by blam · 82 replies · 1,686+ views
    Jerusalem Post ^ | ^-5-2005 | Etgar Lefkovits
    Jewish home found in City of David By ETGAR LEFKOVITS Jun. 5, 2005 18:32 | Updated Jun. 5, 2005 19:29 "Site of excavation at City of David. Photo: Israel Antiquities Authority A Second Temple Jewish house has been uncovered in Jerusalem's ancient City of David, Israel's Antiquities Authority announced Sunday. The 2,000 year old private home, which archeologists believe was part of a complex of homes belonging to affluent people, was discovered during an excavation at the history-rich site last month. Several rooms of the split-level house - as well as a ritual bath - were found at the compound,...