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Sun Nov 6, 2016, 10:32 AM

 

#ManyPeopleAreSaying that Jesus' tomb was found

an unbelievable irresponsible New York Times reports that the tomb of Jesus may have been found because some people believe it's Jesus' tomb.

And if there are no bones in there, you can't say this story is BS because a book says Jesus rose to the sky.

http://www.nytimes.com/2016/11/04/world/middleeast/jesus-tomb-opened-jerusalem-constantine.html?smid=tw-nytimes&smtyp=cur

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Response to molova (Original post)

Sun Nov 6, 2016, 10:38 AM

1. Yes, the one Canstantine killed, the one held less favorable than Barabbus, given a king's tomb.

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Response to TheBlackAdder (Reply #1)

Sun Nov 6, 2016, 10:48 AM

3. That's a little simplistic

 


The elaborate stuff was built up over the centuries which have passed since the locals found out they could make good money selling "pieces of the cross", other relics, and charging admission to see a cave.

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Response to jberryhill (Reply #3)

Sun Nov 6, 2016, 10:56 AM

4. There isn't a piece of him left. They were all sold as trinkets and idol-worshiping memorabilia.

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This is even before the medieval and later scam idol sales.


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Response to TheBlackAdder (Reply #4)

Sun Nov 6, 2016, 10:59 AM

5. I was responding to the post above...

 

...suggesting that there was some elaborate 1st century tomb at the site.

Hey, if you come to Delaware, for five bucks I'll take you to the tree that George Washington peed on.

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Response to jberryhill (Reply #5)

Sun Nov 6, 2016, 01:40 PM

13. Everyone from NJ's peed on it too. That's why no grass grows for 100 feet.

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Response to TheBlackAdder (Reply #13)

Sun Nov 6, 2016, 05:54 PM

14. People from New Jersey pee on everything

 


That's why we charge them five bucks to get across the bridge.

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Response to molova (Original post)

Sun Nov 6, 2016, 10:47 AM

2. This same story ran in National Geographic a week or two ago...

 

NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC!

NG is now owned by Rupert Murdoch. It will be hard to tell the religious propaganda from the legitimate articles...

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Response to TheDebbieDee (Reply #2)

Sun Nov 6, 2016, 11:04 AM

6. Nice to know, thanks.

That is one scunner of a human.

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Response to molova (Original post)

Sun Nov 6, 2016, 11:07 AM

7. Jesus' tomb

Why would he need a tomb...if he ascended into heaven? I'm confused...

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Response to molova (Original post)

Sun Nov 6, 2016, 11:47 AM

8. The Church of the Holy Sepulcher was a Temple of Aphrodite in the second Century CE.

It was likely built after Romans deported the entire Jewish population following the Jewish revolt in 70 CE and 135 CE, when they built Aelia Capitolina. Emperor Constantine had it demolished around 325 CE, and his mother built the Chruch of the Holy Sepulcher there, claiming it to be the traditional site of the tomb. Claiming it is just discovered is either historical revision, flagrant ignorance, or just a lie.

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Response to molova (Original post)

Sun Nov 6, 2016, 11:51 AM

9. It's like digging up South of the Border....

... And claiming that evidence has been found of a Mayan Civilzation in South Carolina.

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Response to sofa king (Reply #9)

Sun Nov 6, 2016, 05:55 PM

15. Lol

 

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Response to sofa king (Reply #9)

Sun Nov 6, 2016, 06:39 PM

17. Holy crap

This wins!

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Response to molova (Original post)

Sun Nov 6, 2016, 11:52 AM

10. Few years ago they said same thing.

Admittedly, I didn't read article so I don't know if this is same "Jesus" tomb found earlier. Proof is highly unlikely, impossible in my view.

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Response to Panich52 (Reply #10)

Sun Nov 6, 2016, 12:08 PM

11. You're thinking of the Talpiot tomb -- a different tomb and fascinating story.

Detailed in a film by archaeologist Simcha Jacobovici. I've followed the investigation in some detail, as well as the controversy surrounding it.

The film created an uproar of controversy because it was an untouched family tomb that contained ossuaries engraved with the names:

Judah, son of Jesus
Mary
Jesus, son of Joseph
Matthew
Joseph
and a woman's name: "Mariamne, also called Master"

The archaeologist who first excavated it (now dead) was so shaken by the discovery that he told his wife this was an earth shattering find. Indeed, if Jesus had a son and was married to Mary Magdalene, then it turns Christianity upside down and elevates Mary Magdalene to someone far more respected.

http://www.jesusfamilytomb.com/essential_facts/ossuary_inscriptions.html

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Response to mainer (Reply #11)

Sun Nov 6, 2016, 12:26 PM

12. Thx. I may read up on new find yet

Christian hierarchy will need another millennia before they admit Jesus might have had kids, still don't accept possibility of marriage.

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Response to molova (Original post)

Sun Nov 6, 2016, 06:27 PM

16. I went to boot camp with jesus christ, he was from Puerto Rico,

and that ain't no $hit!

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