Category Archives: Humor

Bohemian Chanukah (a Queen adaptation)

Hanukkah began yesterday evening. Whether or not you celebrate, this version of “Bohemian Rhapsody” may bring a smile. Enjoy!  

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Paul’s Missionary Tube Map

If Paul had taken the tube instead of the Roman roads/ships: Kudos to the commenter “hubbit” who advises one to “mind the agape.” * Reblogged from theologygrams

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Fiddler on the Roof meets an Archaeological Dig

I am excavating at Khirbet Qeiyafa in Israel, but am also in the cast of “Fiddler on the Roof” in Florida about four weeks from now. “Fiddler” is about a Jewish community trying to hold on to its traditions in … Continue reading

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Khirbet Qeiyafa inscription deciphered. Refers to next-gen “Solomonic” gate design

An astonishing new technology is bringing damaged and faded ancient texts to light. Scientists demonstrated its potential by scanning and translating the Khirbet Qeiyafa inscription during a news conference this morning. Researchers at MIT have developed the Subatomic Ultra-Parsing Epigraphic Resolving … Continue reading

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That’s not a sling stone… THIS is a sling stone

Excavated a couple of days ago at Khirbet Qeiyafa… This is one of several sling stones excavated this year at Qeiyafa. Update: I should clarify that this was not David’s actual stone, nor was his stone likely to have been … Continue reading

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Rare anti-gravitational forces confirmed at Khirbet Qeiyafa.

In a surprise announcement, archaeologists have revealed that Khirbet Qeiyafa, an ancient city being excavated along David and Goliath’s battlefield, is a nexus for remarkable magnetic forces. Humans have proven capable of channeling these energies and, with practice, levitating and … Continue reading

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Successful reenactment of Peter on the Sea of Galilee (Video)

Nestor Bermudez, one of the members of my group in Israel this summer, asked me to video him walking ankle-deep in the Sea of Galilee. Thus, his unwitting demonstration of Peter in Matthew 14:22-33 was preserved for years to come. See … Continue reading

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Amazing Qeiyafa Find: Ancient Metal Wheelbarrow – still functional!

I have sat on this discovery since July of 2010, waiting for the excavators’ permission to post on this remarkable find from Khirbet Qeiyafa. It was a typical late morning at the Qeiyafa dig on July 20. We had progressed … Continue reading

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Video: The True Story of Jonah

If you’ve ever desired a dramatic rendering of the story of Jonah, then consider this young lady. Different voices (and accents) for characters, complemented with interpretive gesticulations. And all from memory! I see that she has related other Bible stories … Continue reading

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