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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 […]

Questions of our Times videos available

In February and March, we hosted a Zoom series of Tuesday evening conversations, focusing on the great Questions of our Times. With the help of Rowan Williams, Jonathan Aitken and other public figures, we explored the challenges of Covid-19, fake news, race inequality, climate emergency and unanswered prayer. The videos for all the webinars are […]