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Genesis 8:20

Plain Truth Magazine
September 1973
Volume: Vol XXXVIII, No.8
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Herbert W Armstrong   
Church of God

Born: July 31, 1892
Died: January 16, 1986
Member Since: 1928
Ordained: 1931
Office: Apostle

Herbert W. Armstrong founded the Worldwide Church of God in the late 1930s, as well as Ambassador College in 1946, and was an early pioneer of radio and tele-evangelism, originally taking to the airwaves in the 1930s from Eugene, Oregon.

Archaeological excavations south and west of the Temple Mount in Jerusalem have generated interest worldwide. This article, written from an archaeologist's point of view, explains in simple terms what is being done there and describes some of the dramatic finds. To the public eye, archaeology is often glamorized as a search for hidden treasure or as man's quest for forgotten splendors. The recent exhibition, from Egypt, of King Tutankhamen's tomb furnishings in the British Museum vividly points this up. Miles of awestruck people moved by the exhibit, gazing at a tiny reflection of the golden glory unearthed from ages past. But more important than exhibits is the reconstruction of cities or whole societies of the past. Indeed, this is the real "gold" for which archaeologists give their energy and lives in research and excavation. What is this "gold" worth? What can we learn from uncovering the past - especially Jerusalem's past?

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Plain Truth MagazineSeptember 1973Vol XXXVIII, No.8
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