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A Weblog Dedicated to the Discussion of the Christian Faith and 21st Century Life
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I do not seek to understand that I may believe, but I believe in order to understand. For this also I believe, –that unless I believed, I should not understand.-- St. Anselm of Canterbury (1033-1109)

Friday, December 30, 2016

Biblical Archaeology’s Top 10 Discoveries of 2016

from Gordon Govier at Christianity Today:
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10. Ancient papyrus mentions Jerusalem

9. Ancient glass factory

8. Sunken junk from Caesarea Maritima

7. Solomon's Palace at Gezer

6. Hundreds of Roman writing tablets

5. Temple Mount floor designs identified

4. Philistine cemetery excavation

3. Stone jar factory found near Cana

2. Lachish gate shrine illustrates Hezekiah’s reforms

1. Unsealing the tomb of Christ
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The details of each can be found here.

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