Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Nails from the Cross

Don't get cross with me, but this story seems to me less than iron-clad.

6 comments:

Anonymous said...

Jim Davila has more silliness

see FAKE METAL CODICES (Ma'an somehow forgot to mention that it was a Bedouin who owned these, leading to the usual anti-Zionist/Jewish posts)
and
BIZARRE HISTORICAL CLAIMS DAY
featuring nails, a ancient fake and rantings of an Italian historian
http://paleojudaica.blogspot.com/

Back to real archeology, does anyone have a good counterpoint to Israel Finkelstein's books?

T34

Silke said...

OT just for T34
NYTMagazine has a piece on Radiolab - enjoy!

http://www.nytimes.com/2011/04/10/magazine/mag-10Radiolab-t.html?ref=magazine&pagewanted=all

Anonymous said...

Thanks Silke, I hear it caused quite a bit of controversy when a couple of episodes were broadcast in Australia. But then anyone tuning in expecting the Science Show would have had a bit of a shock.

T34

aiwac said...

Yes,

See here for a start:

1) Avi Faust, "Israel's Ethnogenesis"

http://www.amazon.com/Israels-Ethnogenesis-Interaction-Anthropological-Archaeology/dp/1845534565/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1302628246&sr=1-1

Daniel said...

He might just have nailed it. But if not it'll be his cross to bare :)

Anonymous said...

Thanks aiwac, I found some reviews, looks good and it's definitely on the list.

T34