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2013-04-03 23:04:53

Primitive, the well known Chicago gallery is exhibiting a rare crucifix from Africa combining elements of Christianity and Ancestor worship as part of a new exhibit featuring African bronzes. The crucifix illustrates that even among the converted, the native religion still held a powerful attraction. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) April 03, 2013 Primitive, the well known Chicago gallery is exhibiting a rare crucifix from Africa combining elements of Christianity and Ancestor worship as part of a new...

2011-04-19 20:55:00

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., April 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The large golden sculpture of the Crucifixion of Christ was completed and installed the week of Good Friday and Easter by artist Mike McNeilly. The backdrop for this work of art is the cityscape of Beverly Hills, Century City, West Los Angeles and Santa Monica. The artist's studio is in the hills of Beverly Hills with jetliner views that make for a spectacular artistic backdrop...day and night. (Photo:...

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2011-04-12 09:50:00

Twenty years ago, two ancient nails were discovered in a Jerusalem archaeological excavation and are believed to have been used to crucify Jesus, says filmmaker Simcha Jacobovici in his latest film, "The Nails of the Cross." "What we are bringing to the world is the best archaeological argument ever made that two of the nails from the crucifixion of Jesus have been found," he told Reuters. "Do I know 100% yes, these are them? I don't." According to the film, a number of ossuaries were found...

2010-06-15 00:33:29

The many different accounts of the crucifixion of Jesus find little support in historical sources. The reason is that antique sources generally lack descriptions of crucifixions, says Gunnar Samuelsson, University of Gothenburg, Sweden, who recently finished his doctoral thesis on the topic. Encyclopaedias, monographs and bible commentaries generally agree on the type of punishment Jesus had to endure on Golgotha in Jerusalem. There is an ample amount of very colourful accounts of...

2009-09-22 08:00:00

BOXBOROUGH, Mass. and MEXICO CITY, Sept. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Crossbeam Systems, Inc., the leading provider of next-generation security platforms for high-performance networks, today announced that it has expanded its presence in Latin America with increased support for the Mexican market, including the launch of a new Authorized Training Center in Mexico City and the signing of Afina as a Crossbeam Accredited Service Provider-Authorized Training Partner (CASP-ATP). "We see a strong demand...


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