5. The Gospel Traditions

With this article (Part Five) we turn a corner away from archaeology and non-Christian written references to Gospel persons (the last three articles). Now we discuss the preservation of Jesus’ ministry — his words and activity — after his crucifixion (and resurrection) and up to the time when the Gospels were written.

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Two Oaths in the Virginia House of Burgesses

Despite the hardships of the earliest Virginia colonists, they still formed the House of Burgesses to discuss the running of the colony. Here are two oaths that the members had to swear. They also swore on the Bible.

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What the Bible Really Says about Abortion and Prenatal Life

Despite the confusion circulating over the web for years, the Bible unambiguously upholds the sanctity of prenatal life.

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Parkers, Daniels, and Jenkinses of Early Virginia and Beyond

According to Douglas Richardson’s Royal Ancestry, Richard Parker is a royal gateway ancestor. This post also includes the Daniels and Jenkinses who married into the Parkers, and all of their (available) descendants. This post goes from 1683 to 1840 and includes counties outside of Virginia.

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