The site is within the former territory of the nearly 3,000-year-old Sheba kingdom, which scholars believe spanned from Ethiopia to Yemen. Schofield pointed to nearby clues that suggest the site was an important place in the ancient civilization, including a 20-foot (six-meter) stone slab carved with a sun and crescent moon — a “calling card of the land of Sheba,” she told The Observer.
A brief historical review of Masaccio’s “Holy Trinity,” in the Florentine church of Santa Maria Novella.
Interesting dialogue between Richard Dawkins and the Archbishop of Canterbury.
The researchers behind a 2007 documentary detailing “The Lost Tomb of Jesus” have uncovered evidence in a first-century Israeli tomb of the Biblical figure of Jonah, who was famously swallowed whole by a whale in the Book of Jonah.
From Fox News:
A dread of malevolent spirits haunting forsaken areas could, along with environmental catastrophes, help to explain why some areas in the ancient Mayan world proved less resilient than others when their civilization disintegrated, researchers suggest.
A team of experts believe they have found the answer to this long-standing question.
“The groups are objecting to the requirement from the federal health care overhaul that employers provide access to contraceptive care.” See the story here.
A thought-provoking article from the Wall Street Journal.