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Major Biblical Discovery

Discussion in '2005 Archive' started by Martin, Aug 9, 2005.

  1. Martin

    Martin Active Member

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    John's Pool of Siloam Found!

    Biblical Pool Uncovered in Jerusalem

    A gospel that was thought to be "pure theology is now shown to be grounded in history," he said. -James H. Charlesworth (Princeton Theological Seminary)

    Martin.
     
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    Interesting article, especially for those who love Biblical finds - Thanks for posting! [​IMG]
     
  3. Martin

    Martin Active Member

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    ==Your welcome [​IMG] .

    There is a pdf article on the website of The Biblical Archaeology Society if anyone is interested in that. It goes into a bit more detail than the LA Times did.

    Man I love this stuff :D :D

    In Christ,
    Martin.
     
  4. TexasSky

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    This is wonderful!
    Thank you for posting it.
     
  5. billwald

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    The existance of the pool doesn't validate the miracle.
     
  6. Martin

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    "The existance of the pool doesn't validate the miracle."

    ==Historically the existance of the pool does two things.

    1. It links to Gospel of John to known history.
    2. It links the event to known history/geography.

    In other words it is yet another bridge that can be used to show the historical nature of the Gospels themselves.

    Martin.
     
  7. LadyEagle

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    Right on, Martin.

    Besides being thrilling. [​IMG]
     
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