Started by Baruch, February 18, 2019, 06:21:11 AM
Quote from: Cavebear on February 22, 2019, 06:37:13 PMNo, actually, it when they try to fit the site to their theology. I saw a religious show once where they decided where Soddom might have been, found a cave nearby, and said "see we told you Lot and his daughters stayed in a cave, here is the cave, so that MUST be Soddom over there and therefore this must by the cave, QED".
Quote from: Gregory on March 05, 2020, 08:54:03 PMBiblical archaeology has caused more damage in the Middle East than all the wars put together.
Quote from: Baruch on March 05, 2020, 08:59:39 PMHaha ... Muslims would destroy anything predating the local Muslim conquest. They invented erasing history, centuries before George Orwell.Biblical archeology is backward. Trying to fit the archeology to the Bible instead of fitting the Bible to the archeology. If you stand a Biblical archeologist on his head, he will see things as they actually were.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3x2SvqhfevEI have taught Biblical Hebrew by the way.
Quote from: Baruch on March 05, 2020, 09:19:35 PMPoliticians always burn books, and all other recording media. They don't like being reminded of their gaffs ;-)
Quote from: Gregory on March 05, 2020, 09:21:14 PMJohn Milton would have nothing of it, except for Catholics.
Quote from: Baruch on March 05, 2020, 09:24:15 PMMilton invented the early modern false meme about Satan, building on the late medieval false meme devised by Dante.
Quote from: Gregory on March 06, 2020, 02:45:46 AMThe Devil is a rebel without a hope in hell.
Quote from: Gregory on March 05, 2020, 09:09:36 PMI think that you find the Christian Emperors destroyed the Library of Alexandria.
Quote from: PopeyesPappy on March 06, 2020, 03:33:53 PMI think you'll find "the" Library of Alexandria had for all practical purposes ceased to exist before Constantine became emperor.
Quote from: Unbeliever on March 06, 2020, 06:21:43 PMI recall reading somewhere that Cleopatra wasn't all that beautiful.