History Stories
CATEGORY: Christianity
Discovery Shows Early Christians Didn’t Always Take the Bible Literally
August 25, 2017

Before the printing press, Christians were more flexible with how they interpreted the Bible. Read More

Harvard Professor Concedes “Gospel of Jesus’s Wife” Likely Fake
June 21, 2016

In light of new evidence, a Harvard professor who revealed a controversial papyrus fragment suggesting Jesus was married now admits that it is likely a modern forgery. Read More

Renovations Begin on Jesus’ Tomb in Jerusalem
June 7, 2016

The Church of the Holy Sepulchre, site of the ancient tomb where Christians believe Jesus was buried, is undergoing renovations for the first time in more than 200 years. Read More

Tests Reveal “Gospel of Jesus’s Wife” Not Fake
April 15, 2014

Scientific testing has determined that a controversial papyrus fragment suggesting Jesus was married is not a modern forgery. Read More

Is the Quest for the Holy Grail Over?
April 2, 2014

A pair of historians claim they have discovered the elusive Holy Grail inside a Spanish basilica. Read More

Fate of the Lost Ark Revealed?
January 10, 2014

A newly translated ancient Hebrew text provides clues to what may have happened to the Ark of the Covenant, along with the other treasures in King Solomon’s Temple. Read More

Shroud of Turin Not a Medieval Forgery, According to New Book
March 28, 2013

A scientific analysis has yielded a new age for the Shroud of Turin, contradicting claims that the relic is a fake. Read More

10 Things You May Not Know About the Vatican
March 12, 2013

Explore 10 things you may not know about the seat of the Catholic Church. Read More

8 Things You May Not Know About the Papal Conclave
March 11, 2013

As cardinals gather in Rome to elect a new pontiff, take a glimpse inside the famously secretive papal conclave. Read More

Tombs of the Apostles
July 29, 2011

As archaeologists announce the discovery of what they believe to be St. Philip’s tomb, find out where some of the other apostles are thought to have been buried. Read More