History Stories
The Coolest Historical Discoveries of 2017
December 12, 2017

Here are the 15 most intriguing finds of the year. Read More

History’s Worst Biblical Misprints
November 17, 2017

The church actively sought to destroy these "wicked" Bibles for their heresy. Read More

A Tour of the Biblical Treasures at D.C.’s New Museum of the Bible
November 17, 2017

The museum's opening has been clouded by claims of forgeries and stolen artifacts. Read More

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

Oldest Known Inscription of 10 Commandments Goes Up for Auction
October 27, 2016

A stone tablet dating to the fourth-century A.D. that bears the text of the 10 Commandments in Samaritan script is slated for auction next month in California. Read More

Secrets of New Dead Sea Scrolls Come to Light
October 11, 2016

Two new books detail the contents of more than 25 previously unpublished Dead Sea Scrolls, the fragments of ancient texts containing narratives from the Hebrew Bible. Read More

Rare Noah’s Ark Mosaic Discovered at Ancient Israeli Synagogue
July 13, 2016

In their excavations of an ancient synagogue in northern Israel, archaeologists uncovered two stunning mosaics depicting Noah’s Ark and the parting of the Red Sea. 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

The Search Continues for King Solomon’s Mines
September 5, 2013

A recent discovery has shed new light on an age-old mystery. Read More