The Amazing History of Christmas (Video)

The Amazing History of Christmas Video by Prager U How much do you know about Christmas – about its origins and its many beloved traditions? Do you know where the idea of stocking-stuffers comes from? Or how lights found their way onto the Christmas tree? Or why we all have the jolly, red-suited, white-haired image of Santa Claus in our heads? In this video, historian William Federer explores the holiday’s rich and unique history. Video Source

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IDF SOLDIERS MAKE INCREDIBLE DISCOVERY OF WATCHTOWER DATING BACK TO THE FIRST TEMPLE PERIOD IN THE 8TH CENTURY BC UNDER KING HEZEKIAH IN JUDAH

IDF SOLDIERS MAKE INCREDIBLE DISCOVERY OF WATCHTOWER DATING BACK TO THE FIRST TEMPLE PERIOD IN THE 8TH CENTURY BC UNDER KING HEZEKIAH IN JUDAH by Geoffrey Grider for Now The End Begins The tower, which was dated to the reign of King Hezekiah of Judah in the 8th century BCE, was likely part of a network of observation posts that used torches as means to send messages between communities, the Israel Antiquities Authority said in a statement Wednesday. The IAA said the watchtower, which was found on the Paratroopers Brigade training…

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Is Christianity Good for Science? (Podcast)

Is Christianity Good for Science? Podcast by John Stonestreet for Break Point Our theme for this year’s Wilberforce Weekend was “Is Christianity Still Good for the World?” Today on the BreakPoint Podcast, we present one of the absolute highlights of the weekend: John Lennox’s riveting talk on “Is Christianity Good for Science?” Or, as he also put it, is Christianity a good worldview in which to do science?  If you’ve ever been wary of defending Christianity from the false accusation that it’s anti-science, or that science is the only…

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Archaeologists discover ancient seal bearing the name of an official from the court of biblical King Josiah

Archaeologists discover ancient seal bearing the name of an official from the court of biblical King Josiah by Michael Gryboski  for Christian Today A tiny clay impression from the 8th century BC, which bears an inscription mentioning a member of the court of the biblical King Josiah, was recently located in the City of David in Jerusalem. Excavations held at the Givati Parking Lot in the City of David uncovered a tiny clay impression, also known as a bulla, that included a reference to Nathan-Melech, who was identified as “Servant…

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Frederick Douglass’s Crusade against ‘Soul-Destroying Religion’

Frederick Douglass’s Crusade against ‘Soul-Destroying Religion’ by TIM STAFFORD for Christianity Today The abolitionist’s faith gave him deeper love for humanity—and greater antipathy for slavery. Frederick Douglass might be called the Barack Obama of the early 19th century—a figure who revolutionized expectations of black people simply by being himself. A brilliant writer, thinker, and orator, Douglass repeatedly confounded both friends and critics. They found it hard to believe a self-taught former slave could engage as an equal with the intellectual leaders of his day. Douglass was born as a slave…

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