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Cheddar Man: Using Archaeology To Promote The Immigration Cult

A joint venture between myself and Christoph Hauck. My contributions are in black and Hauck’s are in red. Originally published at the Eurocanadian. 1,214 more words

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Fifty-five-year-old Jupiter Miller died this date, February 22nd, in 1851 and was buried at Bethel Burying Ground.

Fifty-five-year-old Jupiter Miller died this date, February 22nd, in 1851 of unknown causes. The 1847 Philadelphia African American Census reports that Mr. Miller was a “paralytic” which was likely due to a stroke and heart disease. 237 more words

Mother Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church

Animals Dropped Dead Inside Roman 'Gate to Hell.' Scientists Just Figured Out Why

Two millennia ago, a small Greco-Roman temple in present-day Turkey awed and enthralled its residents. Just beyond its stone gate, in a grotto shrouded in a heavy mist, a strange force worked dark deeds: Bulls ushered inside would lie down and perish; the castrated priests in charge would emerge unscathed. 459 more words

Has the seal of Isaiah the prophet been found?

The discovery of a bulla (seal impression) possibly bearing the name of the prophet Isaiah is announced by Eilat Mazar in the current issue of… 383 more words

Bible Study

On my Knees ... Not

Bad knees in Jerusalem are bad news. The holy city, built on legendary hills, with a million stairs and steep slopes, is a daunting challenge for the able-bodied, let alone for anyone coming with aches and pains. 909 more words

The Byzantine Museum of Athens in Winter

Going to the Byzantine and Christian Museum in Athens on a rainy day in February sounded like a lovely idea: not many visitors and perfect timing for finding a shelter. 1,053 more words

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