Finding the Bible

August 17, 2014

Buried scrolls, clay tablets, priceless artifacts and expensive forgeries – this week, we bring you stories from the strange and amazing world of biblical archeology.

  1. The Ark Before Noah

    This dusty 4,000 year old clay tablet written in an ancient script called cuneiform turns out to be a recipe for building an Ark.  

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  2. Truly Fake - The Story of Moshe Moses Shapira

    Mishy Harman is the host of the "Israel Story" radio program. The first season of "Israel Story" in English, starts August 18th on the Vox Tablet podcast.

    Want to hear more TTBOOK/Israel Story collaborations? Click here.

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  3. The Gospel of Thomas

    Biblical archaeology can rewrite and reshape history.   But there’s theology at stake, too.  Like when the Gnostic Gospels were discovered in 1945 buried in the Egypt.

    Would you like to read the Gospel of Thomas? Click here for the full text.

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  4. BookMark: Call me Ishmael

     Samuel Delany’s review of “Call me Ishmael” by Charles Olson.

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  5. On Our Minds: Robin Williams

      Like you, we were shocked this week to hear about the death of Robin Williams. . His softer side shines through in a conversation he had with fellow comedian Marc Maron, a few years ago, on Maron’s WTF podcast.

    Here is a link to Marc Maron's full conversation with Robin Williams.

    Here is a link to our full conversation with Marc Moran about healing and comedy.

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