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by john
Mon Jul 24, 2006 7:26 pm
Forum: Archived Discussion Forum
Topic: Fingerprints of the Gods - Book Review
Replies: 846
Views: 298808

Archaeology cannot prove the involvement of any of the people featured in the story. It cannot prove the reason for the war nor, apparently, can it prove that the Greeks and Trojans ever fought. That there were a series of cities on the Hellespont is true. In that sense it has about the same histor...
by john
Sun Jul 23, 2006 11:18 pm
Forum: Archived Discussion Forum
Topic: Fingerprints of the Gods - Book Review
Replies: 846
Views: 298808

the interesting thing is the consistent statistical correlation between the fragmentary remains of "oral tradition" - even when corrupted even further by multiple generations of "written tradition" - and what actually gets dug up out of the ground. Dang.

So, where's god?


John
by john
Sun Jul 23, 2006 10:52 pm
Forum: Archived Discussion Forum
Topic: Current Biblical Archaeology
Replies: 1816
Views: 224928

yow. wow. i dont believe the number of pages disputing the Number of Angels That Can Be Fitted On the Head of a Pin. Read "Letters from the Earth", by one Mark Twain. We are all of us "nickle plated angels" and to accept what passes for either science or religion these days is a fool's game. where h...
by john
Thu Jul 20, 2006 9:37 pm
Forum: Archived Discussion Forum
Topic: Loving the Clovis Issue - and Peopling the New World
Replies: 130
Views: 42370

by john
Wed Jul 19, 2006 9:35 pm
Forum: Archived Discussion Forum
Topic: Loving the Clovis Issue - and Peopling the New World
Replies: 130
Views: 42370

by john
Wed Jul 19, 2006 9:12 pm
Forum: Archived Discussion Forum
Topic: Loving the Clovis Issue - and Peopling the New World
Replies: 130
Views: 42370

by john
Wed Jul 19, 2006 8:29 pm
Forum: Archived Discussion Forum
Topic: Loving the Clovis Issue - and Peopling the New World
Replies: 130
Views: 42370