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Land of the Monasteries becomes Israel’s ‘must see’

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An entirely new area of modern tourism is opening up to the faithful in Israel but it’s been a few years in the making. An area of abandoned churches and monasteries along ...

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1,600 year-old estate of wealthy Samaritan unearthed in Israel

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The Israel Antiquities Authority has unearthed the sprawling 1,600-year-old estate of a wealthy Samaritan man. The estate was found at Zur Natan on the southern Sharon Plain and is believed to have ...

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Israel sets another tourism record envied by the world

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As Metro Voice gets ready to host a September tour of Israel, the Jewish State has announced that more than 4 million tourists visited the Holy Land in 2018, a 14 percent ...

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Archaeologists announce Exodus evidence

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For years, some archaeologists have doubted the biblical story of the nation of Israel’s origin because the account lacked material evidence—until now. Historical evidence for the biblical account of the Exodus is ...

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Historians claim Ark of the Covenant is hidden in an Ethiopian church

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The search for the Ark of the Covenant has led to renewed speculation that the biblical artifact may be hidden inside a church in Ethiopia, but historians have pushed back against the ...

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Is this the ring worn by Pilate at Jesus’ sentencing?

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Have archaeologists re-discovered the ring worn by Potius Pilate at his sentencing of Jesus? Excitement surrounds a 2,000-year-old copper alloy ring bearing the inscription “of Pilatus” as it appears to be the ...

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Scientists confirm how Sodom was destroyed

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Many historians and scientists have, for years, doubted the Biblical story of Sodom. Destroyed by fire and heat from the sky, the cities of Sodom and Gomorrah were destroyed for their sinfulness. ...

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Reconstructing the lost history destroyed by ISIS

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As ISIS has virtually been defeated under the Trump administration the last two years, a French startup is taking advantage of the military victory over the terrorists who destroyed much of the ...

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Underwater discovery of ancient church amazes archaeologists

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Archaeologists exploring a lake in Turkey have discovered a 1,700-year-old Christian church that could have been the site where a core tenet of Christian belief was established. The location, they believe, is ...

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Archaeologists say they’ve found water-to-wine wedding site

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British media today is reporting that archaeologists have solved a millennia-old mystery–where was the wedding at Cana where Jesus performed his first miracle?  The announcement again bolsters the case for the New ...

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Muslims unite with Christians to save Iraqi church

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It may be a new day in Iraq. After many of the country’s Christians fled the nation or were killed after the American-led invasion, some are seeing new hope in cooperation with ...

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Can archaeology bring biblical history to life?

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How important is archaeology? According to historian and Israel Deputy Minister Michael Oren it depends who you ask. Speaking at a June 10 Jerusalem event celebrating the opening of the “Seals of ...

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Biblical archaeology exhibit on display at SBU

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If you are planning a summer trip to Branson this year, a quick stop along the way will allow you to see some incredible relics from Biblical times. Southwest Baptist University, in ...

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Book on archaeological discovery brings Bible to life

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JERUSALEM, Israel – Israel is home to some of the world’s greatest archaeological treasures and scientists often link their direct finds to the Bible. Now you can make those same connections in ...

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