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Hunt for truth

by Gillean Craig

Posted: 21 Feb 2014 @ 12:21

A MAGNIFICENT irony energised the heart of Bible Hunters (BBC2, Thursday 13 and 20 February). The 19th- and 20th-century search to discover the oldest scriptural manuscripts was an attempt to lay to rest the faithful's doubts, raised by the scientific discoveries of that era.

If geology proved that the earth's origin was far older than 4004 BC, and biology showed that all species, instead of being unique and all formed at exactly the same time, are instead related by ...

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