A new book details the backstory behind one of the most shocking historical finds in decades—which turned out to be a fraud.
Candida Moss is the Edward Cadbury Professor of Theology at the University of Birmingham, UK and an award-winning author of five books, including Bible-Nation: The United States of Hobby Lobby. She is also a frequent news commentator for CBS and CNN. Follow her on Twitter @candidamoss. Follow her on Twitter @candidamoss.
New research into one of the most famous temples in Greece—a center for healing—claims it was concerned with accessibility.
It’s a shocking and sensational claim—and already stirring up controversy.
A major archeological discovery in Jordan has us taking a closer look at the long, and often weird (dead children in Victorian family portraits?!) history of capturing the dead.
A new study of Samson’s history in the United States shows how integral this controversial figure is to the story of race in America.
A discovery in Turkey has shed new light on the fate of a king whose love of gold made him famous.
A 2-year-old boy's death triggered a wave of anti-Semitism that wiped out a community of Jewish males and threatened the power of a pope.
A new discovery in Ireland is a seamy reminder of one of history’s oldest secrets.
If it proved difficult to erase history in the ancient world, then it is impossible to imagine that such things could happen in the present.
In 1400 years, the weasel went from being a sexually deviant phallic-shaped ancient pet to symbol of virginity, the Holy Spirit, and protector of women in childbirth