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Reading the Scriptures Geographically: Some Tools and Insights

Back on July 4, 2014, my article “Reading the Scriptures Geographically: Some Tools and Insights” was published by Interpreter: A Journal of Mormon Scripture. Why Geographical Visual Learning? Humans are visual learners.  The content area of scripture is primarily conceptual … Continue reading

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Four Presentations at Education Week This Week: Studying the Scriptures Geographically

I’ll be presenting this week at Education Week.  This event is held annually at Brigham Young University.  General dates are Monday, August 18 – Friday, August 22, 2014. There are going to be hundreds of great presentations.  The full schedule … Continue reading

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4,600-year-old step pyramid discovered in Egypt

“Archaeologists in Egypt have discovered a 4,600-year-old step pyramid in the ancient settlement of Edfu which predates the Great Pyramid of Giza by several decades.“

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8,000-year-old stone tools unearthed… by rabbits

“A family of rabbits have dug up a “gold mine” of 8,000-year-old buried treasure near Land’s End [Cornwall, England]. Archaeologists told yesterday how burrowing bunnies unearthed arrow heads, flint tools and hide scrapers ­­­­­­dating back to the neolithic age.“

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Remains of Roman temple found under Milan Cathedral

“The remains of a pagan temple believed to have been devoted to the goddess Minerva have been found under the Milan Cathedral.“

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1,500-year-old historic church found under Lake İznik (ancient Nicea)

“A church has been discovered underneath of Lake İznik [ancient Nicea] in Bursa, a province known as one of the most significant places in Turkey for Christians.The church is assumed to be St. Peter’s Church, which appears in many different … Continue reading

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Underwater archaeology: Hunt for the ancient mariner

“Armed with high-tech methods, researchers are scouring the Aegean Sea for the world’s oldest shipwrecks.“

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