Stone Capitals From a ‘Royal Estate’ During First Temple Period Unearthed in Israel

Stone Capitals From a ‘Royal Estate’ During First Temple Period Unearthed in Israel

JERUSALEM — Stone capitals and window frames from a “royal estate” dating sometime between the reign of King Hezekiah and King Josiah (600-700 B.C.) were recently unearthed during an excavation on the Armon Hanatziv (Commissioner’s Palace) Promenade, south of Old City Jerusalem. “A rare, impressive, and very special collection of several dozen adorned architectural stone artifacts, […]

Stamp and Seal Impression Found in Jerusalem Point to Restoration of City During Times of Ezra, Nehemiah

Stamp and Seal Impression Found in Jerusalem Point to Restoration of City During Times of Ezra, Nehemiah

JERUSALEM — An excavation in Jerusalem Walls National Park that yielded a rare stamp and seal impression dating back to the Persian era is stated to provide evidence for the restoration of Jerusalem during the times of Ezra and Nehemiah, as chronicled in the Scriptures. “The finding of the stamp and seal impression in the […]

Federal Authorities Announce Forfeiture of Ancient Gilgamesh Tablet From Museum of the Bible

Federal Authorities Announce Forfeiture of Ancient Gilgamesh Tablet From Museum of the Bible

(NBC News) — Federal authorities announced the forfeiture Monday of an ancient tablet inscribed with part of the Epic of Gilgamesh from a museum backed by the arts and crafts chain Hobby Lobby. The piece, known as the Gilgamesh Dream Tablet, bearing a version of what’s considered perhaps the world’s oldest work of literature, was […]

Freedom From Religion Foundation Lodges Complaint Against Teacher for ‘Undermining Theory of Evolution’

Freedom From Religion Foundation Lodges Complaint Against Teacher for ‘Undermining Theory of Evolution’

HOLLAND PATENT, N.Y. — A school district in New York says that it has addressed a public high school biology teacher — who has agreed to comply — after it received a complaint from the Wisconsin-based Freedom From Religion Foundation (FFRF) that the teacher recently “undermin[ed] the theory of evolution” to students. FFRF sent a […]

Ruins of Temple Discovered in Biblical City of Lachish, Once Conquered by Joshua and the Israelites

Ruins of Temple Discovered in Biblical City of Lachish, Once Conquered by Joshua and the Israelites

TEL LACHISH — The ruins of what has been characterized as a Canaanite temple, along with numerous artifacts — including a gold-plated bottle referencing the historic Egyptian leader Rameses and two bronze “smiting gods”— have been unearthed in Lachish, the biblical city where the Scripture chronicles in the Book of Joshua that “the Lord delivered […]

Archaeologist Uncovers Artifacts Pointing to Site of Joshua-Era Israelite Tabernacle in Shiloh

Archaeologist Uncovers Artifacts Pointing to Site of Joshua-Era Israelite Tabernacle in Shiloh

SHILOH — A U.S.-based archaeologist and his dig team have uncovered a number of artifacts in the land of Shiloh on Israel’s West Bank that he believes point to a site where activity for the Israelite tabernacle, as outlined in the Old Testament, took place for more than 300 years. Scott Stripling with the Pennsylvania-based […]

Secular Biologists Declare: ‘There Is No Sex Spectrum,’ Science and Medical Worlds Must ‘Stand Up for Reality of Biological Sex’

Secular Biologists Declare: ‘There Is No Sex Spectrum,’ Science and Medical Worlds Must ‘Stand Up for Reality of Biological Sex’

Two secular biologists have penned an op-ed combating the notion that biological sex may be more than just male and female, and contending that gender identity ideology has “no basis in reality” but is rather harmful to society. They urged those in the science and medical fields to “stand up for the empirical reality of […]

Dr. John Whitcomb, Known for His Defense of Biblical Creation and the Great Flood, Passes Into Eternity

Dr. John Whitcomb, Known for His Defense of Biblical Creation and the Great Flood, Passes Into Eternity

INDIANAPOLIS, In. — Dr. John Whitcomb, known as one of the “Fathers of the Modern Creationist Movement,” died this week at the age of 95. Fellow biblical Creation and apologist ministries are paying tribute to the theologian and author, known for books such as “The Genesis Flood” and the autobiography “Conversion of an Evolutionist.” Whitcomb’s […]

Nearly 3,000-Year-Old Jar Unearthed in Israel Bears Biblical Name Meaning ‘Yahweh Has Built’

Nearly 3,000-Year-Old Jar Unearthed in Israel Bears Biblical Name Meaning ‘Yahweh Has Built’

METULA, Israel — Archaeologists with Azusa Pacific University in California have announced the discovery of a nearly 3,000-year-old broken jar bearing the inscription “lbnayo,” meaning “belonging to Benaiyo.” The name is the equivalent of the biblical Beniah, meaning “Yahweh has built.” “Such a discovery advances our understanding of the site and the local region considerably,” […]

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