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Ancient papyrus could be evidence that Jesus had a wife - Telegraph

Ancient papyrus could be evidence that Jesus had a wife - Telegraph | Archaeology, Culture, Religion and Spirituality | Scoop.it
A newly-uncovered ancient papyrus shows that some early Christians believed that Jesus was married, a Harvard professor told the 10th International Congress of Coptic Studies.

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elizama ramirez's curator insight, January 22, 2:44 PM

Do to some writting found, people and maybe some Christians believed or believes that Jesus Christ had a wife when clearly we can read that he meant his diciples. 

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Would You Guess There Are Fewer Amish Today? You'd Be So Wrong

Would You Guess There Are Fewer Amish Today? You'd Be So Wrong | Archaeology, Culture, Religion and Spirituality | Scoop.it
There’s no denying that the Amish are fascinating to the rest of us ("the English," in Amish terms).

They’re the topic of reality television shows and documentaries, a particularly memorable Nancy Drew novel and the Academy A...

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The Hangover News | VICE | United Kingdom

The Hangover News | VICE | United Kingdom | Archaeology, Culture, Religion and Spirituality | Scoop.it
This weekend, a load of Dutch people went out in blackface for the annual "Black Pete" celebrations. Weirdly, this didn't go down too well with everyone.
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In pictures: The 12 Labours of... Putin

In pictures: The 12 Labours of... Putin | Archaeology, Culture, Religion and Spirituality | Scoop.it
Russian President Vladimir Putin celebrates his 62nd birthday on Tuesday, and an art exhibition is marking his political achievements by depicting him as a modern-day Hercules, as the BBC's Steve Rosenberg reports from Moscow.
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Why Is Russian State TV Covering This Weird Pro-Putin T-Shirt Shop?

Why Is Russian State TV Covering This Weird Pro-Putin T-Shirt Shop? | Archaeology, Culture, Religion and Spirituality | Scoop.it
Just across town from a shady, possibly Russian-funded photo exhibit in Chelsea sits "Peacemaker Putin," a shady, possibly Russian-funded t-shirt shop in Gramercy, hawking shirts with slogans like "From Russia with Love" and "Make Peace Not War." Julius Kacinskis, the American-born owner, insists he's just mad about Vlad.
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1700-Year-Old Tombs Excavated in China - Archaeology

1700-Year-Old Tombs Excavated in China - Archaeology | Archaeology, Culture, Religion and Spirituality | Scoop.it
NBCNews.com 1700-Year-Old Tombs Excavated in China Archaeology Zhiyong Yu, director of the Xinjiang Archaeological Institute, said that the tombs were probably built for wealthy people, but that they had been looted in antiquity and no identifying...
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Thanksgiving Used to Look a Lot Like Halloween, Except More Racist

Thanksgiving Used to Look a Lot Like Halloween, Except More Racist | Archaeology, Culture, Religion and Spirituality | Scoop.it
Thanksgiving used to look a lot more like Halloween. The practice of dressing up in costumes and asking for candy didn't become common in the U.S. until the 1940s and 1950s; before then, people trick-or-treated—or, well, did something that resembled trick-or-treating—on the national day of gratitude.They called it "Thanksgiving Masking."The masking started, it seems, in the mid-19th century—an outgrowth of "mumming," the centuries-old tradition in which costumed men went from door to door, asking for food and/or money. ...
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Putin's tiger kills 15 goats in northeast China

Putin's tiger kills 15 goats in northeast China | Archaeology, Culture, Religion and Spirituality | Scoop.it
BEIJING (AP) — A rare Siberian tiger released into the wild by Russian President Vladimir Putin is keeping farmers in northeastern China on edge.
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N. Korea holds rally against UN rights resolution

N. Korea holds rally against UN rights resolution | Archaeology, Culture, Religion and Spirituality | Scoop.it
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Korea held a mass rally Tuesday in its capital to protest a United Nations resolution condemning its human rights record.
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Two Americans charged with supporting IS

Two Americans charged with supporting IS | Archaeology, Culture, Religion and Spirituality | Scoop.it
Two young American men, one of whom is in the Middle East fighting, have been charged with supporting the Islamic State group, the Justice Department said Tuesday. Somali Americans Abdi Nur, 20, and Abdullahi Yusuf, 18, have been charged with "conspiracy to provide material support to a designated foreign terrorist organization, namely, the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL)," Assistant Attorney General John Carlin said. Yusuf was to appear in court Tuesday in Minneapolis, where there is a large Somali American community. Abdi Nur, who traveled May 29 to Turkey, through which many jihadists pass en route to fight with IS, was to have returned to the United States June 16 but did not, the statement added.
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Independent investigator named for alleged UVA frat gang rape

Independent investigator named for alleged UVA frat gang rape | Archaeology, Culture, Religion and Spirituality | Scoop.it
By Gary Robertson RICHMOND, Va. (Reuters) - An independent investigator will examine allegations of a 2012 gang rape at a University of Virginia fraternity house that was described in harrowing detail in Rolling Stone magazine, the state's attorney general said on Tuesday. Attorney General Mark Herring said the law firm of O'Melveny & Myers would examine both the incident in which seven fraternity members are accused and how the university handled the matter. University Rector George Keith Martin apologized to the survivor of the alleged attack, identified only as Jackie. ...
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Exclusive: Officer Darren Wilson Discusses His Personal Life

Exclusive: Officer Darren Wilson Discusses His Personal Life | Archaeology, Culture, Religion and Spirituality | Scoop.it
Police Officer Darren Wilson, who has been in seclusion since the fatal shooting of Ferguson teenager Michael Brown, revealed to "Good Morning America" today that he and his new wife are expecting a baby.Wilson, 28, had earlier told GMA anchor George Stephanopoulos that he had gotten married since the Aug. 9 shooting that has rocked Ferguson and much of the country.In an installment of the exclusive interview released today, Wilson mentioned that his wife is pregnant. ...
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ted bundy daughter | theodorerobertcowellnelsonbundy

ted bundy daughter | theodorerobertcowellnelsonbundy | Archaeology, Culture, Religion and Spirituality | Scoop.it

The only people who know Ted’s daughter and her whereabouts are not talking. I’m as curious as the next guy to know what she looks like. Maybe one day I will hire a private investigator. Until then, here are some composites based on photos available. Obviously I did not allow her mothers appearance to influence my composites. Contrary to what other people see, I only see Ted in that child’s face.

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Why Germans Work Fewer Hours But Produce More: A Study In Culture

Pretty interesting. Made me think back to some of the things I saw go on at work, when I had a job. I worked in a factory for a while when I was a
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Russian priest suggests banning Wahhabism, Nazism and aggressive neo ... - Interfax-Religion

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"Let's say that three things - Wahhabism, Nazism and aggressive neo-paganism - should be removed from the country's life at the level of the law.
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Do Some Russians Think Vladimir Putin Is God?

Do Some Russians Think Vladimir Putin Is God? | Archaeology, Culture, Religion and Spirituality | Scoop.it
At a controversial lecture last week, Dmitry Enteo, a well-known radical Russian Orthodox activist, wondered whether Vladimir Putin was divine
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Mary, Queen of Scots

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Mary, Queen of Scots is one of the most famous yet enigmatic figures in Scottish history. Explore her dramatic story and separate out the facts from the myths that have built up around her.
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The Satanic Temple Demands a Holiday Display at the Florida Capitol

The Satanic Temple Demands a Holiday Display at the Florida Capitol | Archaeology, Culture, Religion and Spirituality | Scoop.it
Chalk it up to their special relationship with Lucifer, but nobody trolls like the Satanists. For their latest trick, they're trying to get a special seasonal display installed at the Florida Capitol, depicting an angel falling from Heaven into the fiery pit. Merry Christmas! Happy Hanukkah! Hail, Satan!
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Is the Human Cost of Saving Gorillas Too High?

Is the Human Cost of Saving Gorillas Too High? | Archaeology, Culture, Religion and Spirituality | Scoop.it
Scott Kellermann remembers the moment he realized he’d been going about things all wrong. He and several men and women from the community he was working with sat on the ground outside mud-brick huts recently constructed in their village, Kitariro, in southwestern Uganda. Kellermann, a physician and an Episcopalian missionary, had first come to Uganda in 2000 to medically survey the group, who had been evicted from their forest home and were living in conditions of extreme poverty in villages at the edge of two national parks. ...
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Man shot in the head through bedroom window in Back of the Yards

Man shot in the head through bedroom window in Back of the Yards | Archaeology, Culture, Religion and Spirituality | Scoop.it
Watch the video Man shot in the head through bedroom window in Back of the Yards on Yahoo News . A 50-year-old man was wounded by a bullet that came through his bedroom window in the 2100-block of West Garfield Boulevard.
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Cleveland police have video evidence of 12-year-old’s shooting death at the hands of an officer

Cleveland police have video evidence of 12-year-old’s shooting death at the hands of an officer | Archaeology, Culture, Religion and Spirituality | Scoop.it
Cleveland police said they have video evidence of the moment that one of their officers fatally shot 12-year-old Tamir Rice on Saturday. They expressed their condolences for the child’s family and promised a thorough investigation.
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Man freed after 39 years in prison offers thanks

Man freed after 39 years in prison offers thanks | Archaeology, Culture, Religion and Spirituality | Scoop.it
CINCINNATI (AP) — A man freed after nearly four decades in prison when a witness said he lied as a boy came to Cincinnati on Tuesday to thank the law project that worked to win his freedom.
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Stone Age Axe Found Deliberately Stuck Into Earth : DNews

Stone Age Axe Found Deliberately Stuck Into Earth : DNews | Archaeology, Culture, Religion and Spirituality | Scoop.it
The 5,500-year-old axe was found stuck in the seabed and was likely placed there as part of some kind of ritual.
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Ted Bundy's mother dies aged 88 following long illness after a lifetime spent defending her serial killer son

Ted Bundy's mother dies aged 88 following long illness after a lifetime spent defending her serial killer son | Archaeology, Culture, Religion and Spirituality | Scoop.it
Louise Bundy (pictured) died last month in her hometown of Tacoma, Washington. For years, she refused to believe that her eldest son Ted Bundy had committed the grisly murders of dozens of young women.
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The Morning After in Ferguson

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Here's a look at some dramatic "morning after" photos from Ferguson, Mo.
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