Can faith accommodate recent discoveries? The Independent has an interesting article about the Dead Sea Scrolls:

The completion of publication is a landmark for academics and for Christians and Jews, whose most dearly held beliefs have been challenged by the scrolls – including that of the Virgin birth of Christ, which arose from the use of the word for virgin in early Greek versions of the Bible.The scrolls reveal that this was a mistranslation: the original Hebrew word used simply meant young woman.

Publishing’s New Sensation: Dead Sea Scrolls

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