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Ark of the Covenant to be unveiled ?

Posted on Friday, 26 June, 2009 | Comment icon 88 comments | News tip by: Irish


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Reports of the imminent unveiling of the Ark of the Covenant are gaining widespread interest, the patriarch of the Orthodox Church of Ethiopia has claimed the Ark has been hidden in a church in his country for thousands of years.

"The patriarch of the Orthodox Church of Ethiopia says he will announce to the world Friday the unveiling of the Ark of the Covenant, perhaps the world's most prized archaeological and spiritual artifact, which he says has been hidden away in a church in his country for millennia, according to the Italian news agency Adnkronos."

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Comment icon #79 Posted by Kacen on 28 June, 2009, 13:56
Was rather dissapointed by this. -really- wanted to see the damn thing...sad.
Comment icon #80 Posted by HerNibs on 28 June, 2009, 14:24
No. Ethiopia is a Christian country and that's where the Ark has been. If Ethiopia were an Islamic country it wouldn't make much difference. If Ethiopia were an Atheist country the Ark would've been deliberately destroyed in order to suppress information and history. So no I don't think it's strange. Strange would be if it were the hands of atheists. http://www.smithsonianmag.com/people-place...ant-200712.html Huh? Atheists would have destroyed it? Why would we have feared an overdecorated box? HN
Comment icon #81 Posted by Kacen on 28 June, 2009, 15:13
I'm a Deist and I still think the Ark and Judaism are fascinating. I wouldn't want it destroyed.
Comment icon #82 Posted by questionmark on 28 June, 2009, 16:37
Huh? Atheists would have destroyed it? Why would we have feared an overdecorated box? HN See, atheist are the ones who destroyed temples of believers, atheist persecuted people for believing, atheists kick kids from the Boy Scouts because they believe in God...NOT!
Comment icon #83 Posted by Kacen on 28 June, 2009, 20:34
See, atheist are the ones who destroyed temples of believers, atheist persecuted people for believing Do a little research on the Soviet Union. What you say is ironically true.
Comment icon #84 Posted by Lt_Ripley on 28 June, 2009, 21:42
Do a little research on the Soviet Union. What you say is ironically true. and ironically christians have destroyed places of worship of others. and even some of other christians if they have a bug up their rear. Lots of black christian churches were torched by 'good old boy christian whites ' and recently too ! http://www.albionmonitor.com/9608a/churchburnings.html ah feel the love .... unless your another color , race , sexuality .......
Comment icon #85 Posted by SpIdErCyDe on 29 June, 2009, 6:42
I'd be careful volunteering for that, SpIdEr. If you touch it some religious fanatic is going to assume you're the anti-Christ. ----------------------------------------------------------EDIT!!! --------------------------------------- On the other hand maybe they'll think you're the Second Coming. Anti-Christ? bah! I wouldn't want to rule over the inferior, puny humans, I'm more of the wipe everything out and start again kind of despot. lol (I'm just playing, I kid around a lot, probly too much.)
Comment icon #86 Posted by Kacen on 29 June, 2009, 9:53
and ironically christians have destroyed places of worship of others. and even some of other christians if they have a bug up their rear. Lots of black christian churches were torched by 'good old boy christian whites ' and recently too ! http://www.albionmonitor.com/9608a/churchburnings.html ah feel the love .... unless your another color , race , sexuality ....... I never said Christians haven't done the same thing. And to be fair, those were more motivated by racism tied to what they percieved as "religious nationalism" than Christianity itself. There isn't anything inherently racist in Chr... [More]
Comment icon #87 Posted by SQLserver on 29 June, 2009, 14:31
Do a little research on the Soviet Union. What you say is ironically true. Not exactly. The Soviets feared organized religion because they thought it would be a threat to their government. It had nothing to do with any personal atheism of any government members. Your claim is akin to claiming that their beards caused them to destroy churches.
Comment icon #88 Posted by Kacen on 29 June, 2009, 15:17
Not exactly. The Soviets feared organized religion because they thought it would be a threat to their government. It had nothing to do with any personal atheism of any government members. Your claim is akin to claiming that their beards caused them to destroy churches. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Religion_in_the_Soviet_Union It had to do with state and atheism. The Soviets proselytized atheism.


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