News tagged with bible

Google launches Dead Sea Scrolls online library

More than six decades since the discovery of the Dead Sea Scrolls—and thousands of years after they were written—Israel on Tuesday put 5,000 images of the ancient biblical artifacts online in a partnership ...

Dec 18, 2012
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NASA sees new salt in an ancient sea

(Phys.org) -- The expansion of massive salt evaporation projects on the Dead Sea are clearly visible in this time series of images taken by Landsat satellites operated by NASA and the U.S. Geological Survey.

Apr 09, 2012
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What do we really know about the crucifixion of Jesus?

The many different accounts of the crucifixion of Jesus find little support in historical sources. The reason is that antique sources generally lack descriptions of crucifixions, says Gunnar Samuelsson, University of Gothenburg, ...

Jun 14, 2010
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