See this report. The remains of a Christian church dating back almost 2,000 years to between 33 A.D. and 70 A.D. has been found in Jordan.

“We have evidence to believe this church sheltered the early Christians — the 70 disciples of Jesus Christ,” Husan said.

These Christians, who are described in a mosaic as “the 70 beloved by God and Divine,” are said to have fled persecution in Jerusalem and founded churches in northern Jordan, Husan added.

Incredible. I am usually very hesitant to get excited about these sorts of discoveries because archaeology is not an exact science and capable of so much manipulation.

I would be interested to see different translations of the description of the “70 beloved by God and Divine.” It strikes me that something was lost in translation there.

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