Archaeologists excavating near Kfar Kana, just north of Nazareth, have found a series of tunnels and pits used during the Jewish Revolt against Rome (66-70 CE). Yardenna Alexandre of the Israel Antiquities Authority says that the tunnels show that the Jewish Revolt was far from spontaneous as depicted in Josephus; rather, the Jews in the [...]
Archive for March, 2006
Two hooves up for the McPassion!
There has been a bit of news recently about an ancient Christian text from the third or fourth century CE known as the Gospel of Judas. The fragmentary text is in Coptic, much like the Nag Hammadi texts found in Egypt in 1945. Moreover, the text appears to be a copy of an earlier document [...]