Posts Tagged ‘texts’

2,000-Year-Old Biblical Texts Found in Israel, 1st Since Dead Sea Scrolls

(The Jerusalem Post) — Some 1,900 years ago, Jewish refugees fleeing the Romans made their way to the Judean Desert. Among the belongings they carried with them were scrolls featuring the biblical books of Zechariah and Nahum. Two millennia later, fragments of those texts have reemerged, the Antiquities Authority (IAA) announced Tuesday. It is the first […]

Treasured Hebrew Texts at Oxford University Library Secured With New Grant

The interior of Duke Humphrey’s Library, the oldest reading room of the Bodleian Library in the University of Oxford. Photo: DAVID ILIFF. License: CC BY-SA 3.0. A donation from one of the UK’s leading Jewish businessman and a grant from a Jewish foundation have secured a much-treasured collection of Hebrew texts at the University of […]

Indian TV anchor’s texts spark cries for security leak inquiry after he discussed Pakistan airstrikes before they happened

Opposition politicians in India have called for an investigation into a potential national security leak after a TV anchor’s messages showed he had prior knowledge of airstrikes launched against Pakistan in February 2019. Amid a series of text messages sent from Arnab Goswami, news anchor and editor-in-chief of Republic TV network, to the head of […]

Major Discoveries of Coffins, Burial Shafts and Texts Made in Saqqara

Archaeologists excavating at the famous Saqqara necropolis in Egypt have announced a list of top-level ancient discoveries. Within a matrix of 52 burial shafts the researchers discovered 50 sealed coffins and a 4-meter-long passage from The Book of the dead. As if this weren’t enough, they also unearthed the lost funerary temple of Queen Nearit, the wife of King Teti, the first pharaoh […]

How a Bechdel test for Jewish texts is shaking up the beit midrash

When Danielle Kranjec committed to using only Jewish texts written by women and queer people in the classes she taught for Hillel International’s Springboard Fellowship, a program that places recent college graduates in positions at college campus Hillels across the country, she knew she was taking on a challenging task. After all, for most of […]

Magic of the Ancients: Five Incredible Texts of Spells, Curses, and Incantations

As long as humanity has had beliefs in a higher power, the use of magic, spells, curses, and incantations have featured widely across cultures. A number of influential texts or ‘grimoires’ (textbooks of magic) were developed over the centuries, many of which became the books of choice for secret societies and occult organizations that endured […]

Chinese Christian Bookseller Sentenced to 7 Years in Prison, Over 12,000 Texts Destroyed

Photo Credit: Thing King Bad/Pixabay (The Western Journal) — Christian persecution in China continues to worsen. Sources recently confirmed to the nonprofit International Christian Concern that a Chinese Christian online bookstore owner, Chen Yu, was charged with “illegal business operations” on Sept. 27. He was sentenced to seven years in prison and a fine of […]

Origins of Human Beings According To Ancient Sumerian Texts

35K Shares Sumer, or the ‘land of civilized kings’, flourished in Mesopotamia, now modern-day Iraq, around 4500 BC. Sumerians created an advanced civilization with its own system of elaborate language and writing, architecture and arts, astronomy and mathematics. Their religious system was a complex one comprised of hundreds of gods. According to the ancient texts, […]

Decrypting the Temple of Edfu and the Edfu Texts

Edfu city is located between Luxor and Aswan in the southern area of Egypt. The city, which is situated on the west bank of the Nile, is world famous for its temple, which was built during the Ptolemaic period. The Temple of Edfu , dedicated to the god Horus, is the second largest temple in […]

People Are Horrified After Downloading Their Facebook Data: They Keep Texts, Phone Calls & More…

Next Story Many people seem to be having issues regards to their privacy on social media.. It’s no secret today that privacy doesn’t really exist, and intelligence agencies along with communications corporations have been collecting data on the global population through various means, one of them probably being Facebook. This type of data collecting and […]

‘Tell mom I loved her’: Heart-breaking texts from kids trapped in Siberia mall where scores died

The tragedy shook Russia’s western Siberian city of Kemerovo on Sunday, just before the beginning of school holidays. The fire started on the top floor of the four-story shopping mall, which housed a cinema that was packed with parents and children at the time of the blaze. It quickly spread throughout the complex. Witnesses say […]

VIDEO: Netanyahu – “The Greatest Texts That Humans Produced Are In Hebrew…”

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Strzok Texts: Russia Probe ‘Insurance Policy’ To Derail Trump

Strzok Texts: Russia Probe ‘Insurance Policy’ To Derail Trump Jamie White December 13th 2017 Hundreds of text messages between two top FBI investigators have been turned over to lawmakers on Capitol Hill, including anti-Trump messages that reveal a desire to start the probe into Russian collusion as an insurance policy should Donald Trump win […]

Prosecutors Say Cop Purged Dead Girl’s Texts at Scene of Her Death

Francisco Olmos “You can’t do this to me,” Indianapolis Police Officer Francisco Olmos wrote an 18-year-old girl in a Snapchat message. “You can’t. I’m headed to your house right now.” Hours later, the young woman would be dead, and her correspondences with Olmos deleted. The young woman had been a member of the Indianapolis Metropolitan […]

Horny NYPD Cop Sent Lewd Texts To Woman After He Arrested Her: Lawsuit

Officer Rony Santiago, Kammie Sifonte NYPD Officer Rony Santiago allegedly sent a photo of himself in uniform along with the message, “love a woman who could sit on my face,’’ according to a lawsuit set to be filed Monday. In another disgusting missive, Santiago allegedly wrote, “I think u look better with the cuffs on.” […]

The Zoroastrian Texts of Ancient Persia & What They Reveal About Advanced Ancient Civilizations

Next Story Photo Cred Graham Hancock investigates the mysterious religious texts of the Zoroastrians of ancient Persia and the ‘underground cities’ of neighbouring Turkey. Both, he argues, are far older than is presently taught and date back to cataclysmic events near the end of the last Ice Age that destroyed, and all but wiped from […]

Presidential phone-in: Macron flooded with ‘unflattering’ texts after cell number leaked online

In the current climate of cybersecurity threats, it would be easy to assume that Macron’s phone number was made public as the result of a hack. However, it turns out the leak was made possible after a journalist’s phone was stolen, Challenges reported.  Macron’s approval rating nosedives to 30% in latest poll French media cited […]

Ancient Texts That Completely Shatter Everything We’ve Been Told About Jesus Christ

There are countless ancient texts that speak of Jesus Christ, His life, His deeds, and His legacy, the truth is that we have still a lot to learn in order to fully understand the history behind one of the most prominent Figures to ever ‘walk’ on Earth. In this article, we take a look at […]

Keepin us safe: FBI lures intellectually disabled teen into terrorist plot

     It isn’t clear what use ISIS or the Pakistani Taliban would have for an 18-year-old American student with an estimated IQ of 51, is marginally verbal, and has little ability to perform routine tasks like tying his shoelaces. Peyton Pruitt, described by family and school officials as a developmentally stunted child, displays little understanding […]

Bernie Sanders: We Need A “Full and Independent Audit of the” Federal Reserve

Democratic presidential candidate and U.S. Senator from Vermont Bernie Sanders wrote an op-ed for The New York Times on Wednesday calling for the Federal Reserve to be audited independently by the Government Accountability Office on an annual basis. Meanwhile, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) has scheduleda historic Jan. 12 vote on a bill, colloquially referred to as “Audit the […]

2,400 pilgrims died in Mecca’s Hajj stampede, three times Saudi official toll – report

The new number makes the September 24 stampede the deadliest Hajj incident on record in Saudi Arabia involving Muslim worshipers that come to venerate the holy sites of Islam in the Gulf kingdom. The new death toll of 2,411 victims was based on AP analysis of state media reports and officials’ comments from 36 of […]

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