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Holy Land Grabs (via Sects and Violence in the Ancient World)

Steve shares some very good thoughts on the misuse of archaeology for political purposes. Civilization began in the “Middle East.” Ever since then, it has been a struggle to keep it together. One of the sad realities of the last … Continue reading

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Jonah and Environmentalism?

I’ll take ‘things that don’t belong together for 200, Alex’. Last year a gray whale was spotted off the coast of Herzliya in Israel. As in the days of Jonah. Actually, we need to turn the clock back a little … Continue reading

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Contriving the Rapture (via Sects and Violence in the Ancient World)

Yes, fantastic! Rossing’s book needs to be read by every ‘rapturist’ inhabiting the planet. In the light of last month’s failed rapture attempt, I decided to read a book that I picked up some years ago that had been written … Continue reading

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