Friday, November 30, 2007

Nehemiah's Wall Exists

The findings suggest that the structure was actually part of the same city wall the Bible says Nehemiah rebuilt, Mazar said. The Book of Nehemiah gives a detailed description of construction of the walls, destroyed earlier by the Babylonians.
"We were amazed," she said, noting that the discovery was made at a time when many scholars argued that the wall did not exist.

You can read more here.

Some questions:
-What do you think of this finding?
-Does the fact that historical accounts given in the Bible are proving true give more validity to the Bible?
-If historical accounts included in the Bible are shown to be true and accurate, does that give room for other accounts in the Bible to also be true and accurate?
-What are your thoughts about the validity of the Bible?

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