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The lion, the witch, and the podcast

A new podcast was launched earlier this year to explore the life, books and thought of CS Lewis. Every Monday, the radio presenter Ruth Jackson and the theologian Alister McGrath delve into the world and writings of Lewis, answering questions and making connections with life and culture today on the CS Lewis podcast. Even though […]

2,600 year-old stone marker from biblical-era pharaoh discovered

A farmer digging his land near Ismailia, a city next to the Suez Canal in northeastern Egypt, has recently unearthed a stele (a monumental stone) from the reign of an ancient Egyptian pharaoh. The stele, which would stand 2.3 metres tall when raised, and which is 2,600 years old, is thought to record the military […]

Arrowhead unearthed in ancient Gath points to Old Testament story

The story of David and Goliath is so familiar in the English-speaking world that it’s regularly used in media headlines and everyday speech whenever someone triumphs despite the odds being stacked against them. In the original story in the Old Testament, David, a young shepherd boy armed only with a stone in a sling, defeats […]