Bulgarian bones could be John the Baptist's as claimed

Discussion in 'Philosophy, Religion and Spirituality' started by Blake Bowden, Jun 25, 2012.

  1. Blake Bowden

    Blake Bowden Administrator Staff Member

    When the tools of modern science are applied to religious relics, the results are almost always the same: Science says the relics aren't what their supporters claim.

    The most famous of them all, the Turin Shroud, is widely regarded as a Middle Ages forgery, and even the Catholic Church does not insist the shroud was actually used to wrap the body of Jesus himself.

    So when Bulgarian archeologists announced two years ago that they had found the bones of John the Baptist, Tom Higham was skeptical.

    He got a surprise.

    Bulgarian bones could be John the Baptist's as claimed, scientists say – CNN Belief Blog - CNN.com Blogs

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