News
  • Ancient biblical coins discovered

    May 30 2018 by Aaron Earls, Facts & Trends | with 0 comments
    Ancient biblical coins discovered

    They’re only 7 millimeters wide, but these coins appear to be a big find. The Temple Mount Sifting Project recently discovered five rare coins dating from the 4th century B.C. This doubles the number unearthed so far and provides some of the earliest evidence of Jewish coin minting in Israel.

    READ MORE
  • ‘Fragments of Truth’ film shows Bible’s reliability

    April 20 2018 by Diana Chandler, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    ‘Fragments of Truth’ film shows Bible’s reliability

    Detailed examination of the earliest New Testament manuscripts in the upcoming “Fragments of Truth” documentary proves the reliability and viability of the Gospels, evangelical scholar and lead film commentator Craig Evans said. “The documentary concludes ... that the manuscripts are very old ... they’re reliable, they do preserve the original wording of the Greek New Testament,” said Evans.

    READ MORE
  • Dead Sea Scrolls fragment may help solve Bible puzzle

    January 25 2018 by David Roach, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Dead Sea Scrolls fragment may help solve Bible puzzle

    A message from one of the untranslated Dead Sea Scrolls may contain a clue to help Bible scholars reconstruct the chronology of Jesus’ final week on earth. Researchers have pieced together and translated 42 encoded fragments of a scroll that explain the structure of a year employed by the Qumran sect.

    READ MORE
  • Ancient DNA said to support Bible’s Babel account

    January 5 2018 by David Roach, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Ancient DNA said to support Bible’s Babel account

    Ancient human genetic material harvested in Alaska has been cited by two creation researchers as corroborating evidence of scripture’s claim humans migrated en masse from the Tower of Babel. A study claims DNA extracted from the remains of an infant girl buried in central Alaska suggests an ancient migration of people from East Asia to North America.

    READ MORE
  • Location of Jesus’ tomb suggested by scientific dating

    November 30 2017 by David Roach, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Location of Jesus’ tomb suggested by scientific dating

    Scientific dating of ancient mortar in Jerusalem has added to what some scholars call mounting evidence the Church of the Holy Sepulchre was the site of Jesus’ tomb. “Obviously our faith does not rest in external evidences,” said Daniel Warner, associate professor of Old Testament and archaeology at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary.

    READ MORE
  • ‘Must-see’ Bible museum opens to public

    November 20 2017 by Diana Chandler, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    ‘Must-see’ Bible museum opens to public

    Protestant, Catholic and Jewish leaders from the U.S. and Israel joined Museum of the Bible board chairman Steve Green to dedicate the eight-story attraction in Washington Nov. 17 in advance of the public opening. The more-than-$500-million structure opened exclusively to the media Nov. 14 and 15 and held a special dedication and ribbon cutting.

    READ MORE
  • Greens’ Museum of Bible to offer free admission

    August 14 2017 by Diana Chandler, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Greens’ Museum of Bible to offer free admission

    The Museum of the Bible slated to open in November in Washington will offer free admission while reserving special perks for members, the museum announced Aug. 11. An artist’s rendering of the Museum of the Bible, slated to open near the U.S. Capitol in the fall of this year.

    READ MORE
  • Archaeologists may have found apostle Peter’s hometown

    August 14 2017 by David Roach, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Archaeologists may have found apostle Peter’s hometown

    Archaeologists believe they may have solved a mystery: the location of Bethsaida, the biblical town that was home to the apostles Peter, Andrew and Philip. In addition to its identification as the hometown of three apostles, Bethsaida is mentioned in scripture as the site Jesus healed a blind man and fed the 5,000.

    READ MORE
  • Their Holy Land travels enrich Bible study leaders

    August 1 2017 by Helen Gibson, LifeWay Christian Resources | with 0 comments
    Their Holy Land travels enrich Bible study leaders

    Not far from the western shore of the Sea of Galilee, a biblically significant artifact sat buried under 2,000 years of dirt and debris. Archaeologists didn’t find it until 2009 when excavating land in Magdala, believed to be the hometown of Mary Magdalene.

    READ MORE
  • Archaeologists discover Solomon-era linens

    July 21 2017 by Julie Borg, WORLD News Service | with 0 comments
    Archaeologists discover Solomon-era linens

    Archaeologists from Tel Aviv University have unearthed 3,000-year-old dyed wool fabric samples from the time of David and Solomon. The archaeologists discovered the samples at a large, ancient Edomite copper smelting site and nearby temple in the Timna Valley, a desert region in southern Israel.

    READ MORE
  • Archaeologist’s discovery supports Bible’s Gezer account

    July 11 2017 by David Roach, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Archaeologist’s discovery supports Bible’s Gezer account

    A discovery of ancient human remains by Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary archaeologists has helped confirm scripture’s portrayal of the city of Gezer in southern Israel. The discovery, unearthed this summer, included remains of two adults and a child inside a building that appeared to have been violently destroyed in the 13th century B.C.

    READ MORE
  • Hobby Lobby to forfeit Bible artifacts, pay $3M fine

    July 7 2017 by Diana Chandler, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Hobby Lobby to forfeit Bible artifacts, pay $3M fine

    Hobby Lobby Stores will forfeit thousands of improperly acquired ancient biblical artifacts and pay a $3 million fine in a civil settlement the Department of Justice announced. Hobby Lobby faces no criminal liability, but in a corporate statement president Steve Green admitted to “regrettable mistakes” and “imprudently” relying on certain dealers and shippers.

    READ MORE
  • Fossils said to be ‘at odds’ with evolutionary theory

    May 26 2017 by David Roach, Baptist Press | with 2 comments
    Fossils said to be ‘at odds’ with evolutionary theory

    A cache of newly discovered fossils from an ancient human species, says a biologist associated with the intelligent design movement, underscores the inadequacy of materialistic evolution to explain human origins. A paleontologist claims the fossils fit well with biblical chronology, representing a human species alive shortly after God dispersed men and women at Babel.

    READ MORE
  • Dead Sea Scrolls: New cave joins the saga

    February 13 2017 by Art Toalston & Rob Collingsworth | with 0 comments
    Dead Sea Scrolls: New cave joins the saga

    A major discovery related to the Dead Sea Scrolls has been announced – a cave where some of the ancient scrolls once were placed. Archaeologists previously had listed 11 caves where Dead Sea Scrolls texts had been found. Now there’s a 12th cave – though the cave had been looted during the mid-20th century and its scrolls taken.

    READ MORE
  • ‘Silver and gold’ items highlight NOBTS dig

    December 20 2016 by Gary D. Myers, NOBTS | with 0 comments
    ‘Silver and gold’ items highlight NOBTS dig

    This summer, the Tel Gezer Water System Excavation team from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary encountered the remnants of rampant Canaanite idolatry. The team uncovered a silver pendant devoted to Canaanite and Mesopotamian deities and part of a mold used to fashion clay goddess plaques.

    READ MORE
  •  |<  < 1 - 2  >  >| 
    Displaying results 1-15 (of 20)