Though most people know that the Olympics are based on an ancient Greek athletic tradition, there’s a lot about our modern Olympics that we conveniently overlook.
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.
In a nearly 3,000-year-old basement in the City of David scientists have unearthed a perplexing cache of 80-million-year-old fossilized shark teeth.
We cannot ignore the paintings in the attic forever. Many major museums have thousands of objects in storage that destinations around the globe would kill to display.
Conservatorship was born in ancient Rome, focusing on the power and privileges invested in the father. It was, “quite literally the patriarchy.”
Researchers uncovered macabre finds, in particular the dismembered remains of 10 children and women.
An ancient magical amulet found in Northern Israel is just more evidence of how the religious two millennia ago turned to less-than-sanctioned sources of protection.
No, sorry, new evidence for its existence has not been discovered and it’s not clear why anybody would publish something saying so.
Despite how they might appear in some movies, librarians aren’t secret action heroes. But they’re often all that stands in the way of robbers and millions.
Love expressed through grief, it turns out, is the oldest identifiable human feeling.
An Egyptian mummy that, for decades, had been thought to be the remains of an ancient male priest had something unusual in its pelvis area.