Concerning this press release, do note that it seems to include things the Mail article doesn’t (no surprise there) and the language is more measured (no surprise there either). For earlier posts see here. For a photo, see here.
[…] There are also fruiting palm trees, well known from coins of the late second templeperiod and the time of the Bar Kochba war. Sounds very exciting! More will follow I’m sure. HT: who else? […]
Thanks for sharing this. Where did you get it? Did you find this “press release” in a cave in Jordan by any chance? 🙂
i wish… it would mean i was in jordan right now, and that would be awesome!
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It is wonderful how wishful thinking can cause even otherwise sensible people to leave their scepticism behind and become believers if the “prize” is large enough. I am fascinated by the discrepancies between the account here and that in the article Bob Cargill referenced.
I’m still wondering if April has arrived early 😉
The text of the press release came from me. If you read it carefully you will find hidden references to ‘666’, the Beast and the Messiah, plus a recipe for real English chocolate muffins.
[…] do with a number of miniature lead codices that might possibly be very early Christian artefacts. Jim West provided the press release. Jim Davila, John Byron, and Doug Chaplin weighed in. Larry Hurtado […]
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