Category Archives: pseudo-archaeology

Poor Simcha, He Sees Paul in the Scrolls Too

Last week he blathered on about Jesus being discovered in the Dead Sea Scrolls.  This week he’s added Paul to his insane suppositions.  But he knows so little that he actually asserts that Paul – according to ‘Christian tradition’, was … Continue reading

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The Museum of the Bible Misses the Mark

On their facebook page they have this image and description: That isn’t Gath.  But not only do none of the Museum’s curators know it, none of their commenters do either.  It’s Herodium. Maybe the Museum should have employed an Israeli … Continue reading

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An Update on the Progress of the Ark with Dinosaurs in Kentucky

Newsweek reports Imagine the Titanic minus the smokestacks, framed out of timber rather than iron. Imagine that instead of a doomed ocean liner bustling with well-dressed elites, it’s home to 2,000 seasick animals, a handful of teenage dinosaurs and one … Continue reading

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There’s No Point Fawning over the Ebay Gospel Fragment

Frankly, it looks like a poor knock off.  The papyrus has no taint of ancient-ness, the ink is darker than ancient ink ever is, and it smells to high heaven of another attempt to make a buck from the unsuspecting … Continue reading

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They’re Still Looking for Noah’s Ark…

Why??? Come on people, give. It. Up. Is Noah’s Ark still hiding somewhere today, waiting to be discovered? A documentary coming to theaters nationwide next week explores the ongoing search for the world’s most famous vessel and documents the dangers … Continue reading

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Eric Cline has Some ‘Serious’ ‘Competition’

Meet ‘Maverick‘- the flight nurse / ‘Biblical archaeologist’… who served as a consultant for an ‘archaeological’ expedition to find Noah’s ark… Watch out Eric…. there are those waiting in the wings (with air nurse wings!) to dethrone you as the … Continue reading

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Well There Ya Go: Claims of Discovery Have Now Replaced Actual Discoveries…

Egypt’s Antiquities Ministry announced this morning that a team of underwater archaeologists had discovered that remains of a large Egyptian army from the 14th century BC, at the bottom of the Gulf of Suez, 1.5 kilometers offshore from the modern … Continue reading

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