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Could lead codices prove "the major discovery of Christian history'?

  February 12, 2013 British archaeologists are seeking to authenticate what could be a landmark discovery in the documentation of early Christianity: a trove of 70 lead codices that appear to date from the 1st century CE, which may include key clues to the last days of Jesus' life. As UK Daily Mail reporter Fiona Macrae writes, some researchers are suggesting this could be the most significant find in Christian archeology since the Dead Sea scrolls in 1947. The...

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Dancing with the Scriptures: The "But" Boogie

Let us look at two passages that use the word “but” and the interpretations associated with them. Before we start we need to have a quick English Grammar Lesson. The word “but” is a type of coordinating conjunction, also called a coordinator. It is a conjunction that joins two or more items ofequal syntactic importance, such as words, main clauses, or sentences.  Specifically, "but" presents a contrast or exception.  Not left, but...

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