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The Death of Jesus, Part 4: Pontius Pilate and the Flogging

He was wounded for our transgressions,
He was bruised for our iniquities;
The chastisement for our peace was upon Him,
And by His stripes we are healed. 715 more words

Jesus Christ

Holiday Diary 4: The Three Brothers of Grugwith

Day 7 of our holiday, and time to escape the confines of the West Penwith peninsula, but not too far! We drove the short distance from the westernmost peninsula, to the southernmost – the Lizard. 356 more words


4,200 Year Old Skeleton Shows Signs of Cancer

A team of researchers working in Egypt have discovered what they claim to be the world’s oldest evidence of breast cancer.  This information presented in several online articles, including the Washington Post and NBC News, stated that the bones were of a woman who lived at the end of the 6th Pharaonic Dynasty and the Antiquities Minister Mamdouh el-Damaty was quoted as saying that the bones showed “an extraordinary deterioration.” 477 more words


Foreshadow: Central Mesa Verde

The second chapter of Crucible of Pueblos discusses the Central Mesa Verde region, which is defined as basically the southwestern corner of Colorado, bounded on the west and south by the modern borders with Utah and New Mexico, on the east by the La Plata River valley, and on the north by the highlands north of the Dolores River. 520 more words


Archaeologists Find Underground Pyramid at Tiahuanaco in Bolivia

The ancient fortress site of Tiahuanaco (Tiwanaku) in western Bolivia is still revealing secrets thousands of years after its peak as capital of an empire, and home to one of the most important civilizations prior to the Inca. 125 more words