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gateley Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Apr-03-11 11:40 PM
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Could this be the biggest find since the Dead Sea Scrolls?
Seventy metal books found in cave in Jordan could change our view of Biblical history

For scholars of faith and history, it is a treasure trove too precious for price.

This ancient collection of 70 tiny books, their lead pages bound with wire, could unlock some of the secrets of the earliest days of Christianity.
Academics are divided as to their authenticity but say that if verified, they could prove as pivotal as the discovery of the Dead Sea Scrolls in 1947.

On pages not much bigger than a credit card, are images, symbols and words that appear to refer to the Messiah and, possibly even, to the Crucifixion and Resurrection.

Adding to the intrigue, many of the books are sealed, prompting academics to speculate they are actually the lost collection of codices mentioned in the Bibles Book Of Revelation. / snip

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-1371290/...

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DISCLAIMER: I'm not familiar with this publication so I don't know if it's a good source or not, but thought you guys might find this interesting. Wasn't sure if I should post in this forum or "orthodox Christianity", so if you think the folks who frequent that forum would like this, please direct them this way.

It's a very interesting article, complete with pics. It would be fascinating if they turn out to be the real deal.

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