6 Creepiest Christian Attractions

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6. Apostolic Skulls Hidden In St. John Lateran Basilica (And Many Other Locations) Archbasilica of St. John Lateran is the oldest and ranks first among the five Papal Basilicas of the world. It is one of the four Major Basilicas of Rome (all of which are also Papal basilicas), being the oldest church in the West and having the Cathedra of the Bishop of Rome. It has … Read more

Where Archaeology Meets The Bible: Middle Babylonian Period [1000 – 625 BCE]

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This is now the third installment of “Where Archaeology Meets The Bible”. The first installment on the Kassite Period can be read HERE. The first for the Middle Babylonian Period can be read HERE.   Below I will be examining a number of texts from the Akkadian and Babylonian time of domination in the Ancient Near … Read more

Where Archaeology Meets The Bible: Middle Babylonian Period [1000 – 625 BCE]

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The specific purpose and intent of this entry is to present research on biblical overlaps with archaeology. Literature that falls in the category of mythical will not be covered even though there is a large amount of biblical and extra-biblical literature that refers to the same events, such as creation and flood events. Information will be sectioned … Read more

Where Archaeology Meets The Bible: Kassite Period [1600-1160 BCE]

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The specific purpose and intent of this entry is to present research on biblical synchronisms; references to the same or supposedly same historical events from multiple cultures. Literature that falls in the category of mythical will not be covered even though there is a large amount of biblical and Akkadian literature that refers to the … Read more