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  • Is this the first ever portrait of Jesus?

    04/03/2011 10:23:10 AM PDT · by mandaladon · 64 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 3 Apr 2011 | Nick Pryer
    The incredible story of 70 ancient books hidden in a cave for nearly 2,000 years The image is eerily familiar: a bearded young man with flowing curly hair. After lying for nearly 2,000 years hidden in a cave in the Holy Land, the fine detail is difficult to determine. But in a certain light it is not difficult to interpret the marks around the figure’s brow as a crown of thorns. The extraordinary picture of one of the recently discovered hoard of up to 70 lead codices – booklets – found in a cave in the hills overlooking the Sea...
  • Could lead codices prove ‘the major discovery of Christian history’?

    03/30/2011 5:36:35 PM PDT · by Islander7 · 55 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | March 30, 2011 | By Chris Lehmann
    British archaeologists are seeking to authenticate what could be a landmark discovery in the documentation of early Christianity: a trove of 70 lead codices that appear to date from the 1st century CE, which may include key clues to the last days of Jesus' life. As UK Daily Mail reporter Fiona Macrae writes, some researchers are suggesting this could be the most significant find in Christian archeology since the Dead Sea scrolls in 1947. The codices turned up five years ago in a remote cave in eastern Jordan—a region where early Christian believers may have fled after the destruction...
  • Mark 16:9-20

    03/15/2003 2:06:36 PM PST · by Commander8 · 1 replies · 136+ views
    QUESTION: Why is it that most Bible versions (non KJV) either omit Mark 16:9-20 or they have footnotes about alternate endings?