Current Events Articles: April 2008

Clay Tablet Wrongly Identified as Destroying Sodom and Gomorrah posted by Henry B. Smith Jr. MA

Researchers who cracked the cuneiform symbols on the Planisphere tablet believe that it recorded an asteroid thought to have been more than half a mile across. Sound archaeological research and Biblical chronology show this assertion to be incorrect.

Fox News (off site link).

For Dr. Bryant Wood's work on this subject see:

The Discovery of the Sin Cities of Sodom and Gomorrah 

Expelled: No Intelligence Allowed posted by Henry B. Smith Jr. MA

Ben Stein's film will no doubt upset academics who are opposed to questioning the dogma of evolution. Find out about their oppressive and intolerant tactics in this important movie. Tell your friends and family about the movie. This is an eye-opening film!


Egyptian craftsman confesses to having made forgeries for Israeli antiquities dealer Oded Golan posted by Henry B. Smith Jr. MA

The discovery of the "James Ossuary" created more excitement among Christian scholars than anything since the Shroud of Turin. And like the shroud, no sooner was it unveiled that charges of forgery surfaced. In fact, a trial has been underway in Jerusalem for almost three years.

Remains from Solomon's time found near the Temple Mount posted by Henry B. Smith Jr. MA

Yuval Baruch made archeological history in October 2007 when he uncovered pottery artifacts on the site of Jerusalem’s Temple Mount. They are considered to be the first physical evidence of human activity during the time of King Solomon’s Temple.

On dating Easter posted by Henry B. Smith Jr. MA

If the youngsters are shivering in their new Easter finery - instead of basking in the gentle April sun most of us are accustomed to - you can blame it on the stars. Actually, on the moon.

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