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The New “Dead Sea Scrolls” – Are They Real?

My previous post on newly-surfaced fragments of “Dead Sea Scrolls” mentions they may be a great discovery “if they can be authenticated.” A followup article by the same author asks if some or most of these fragments are forgeries. That’s an important … Continue reading

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Evidence that Lead Codices (Books) May Be Fake

Jim Davila at PaleoJudaica received an email from a colleague that sheds remarkable light on the “discovery” of the ancient Christian-linked lead books. In a nutshell, David Elkington (the same guy who’s hawking the lead codices) requested translation help last … Continue reading

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