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In Search of the Congo Dinosaur


by William J. Gibbons


There is always something new coming out of Africa.

Herodotus, fifth century B.C.

Perhaps the most exciting prospect for the world of creation science is the possibility that dinosaurs may still be living in the remote jungles of the world. Evolution and its accompanying necessity of long ages of evolutionary development would be hard pressed to accommodate a living dinosaur. Such is the story of Mokele-mbembe, a creature that some scientists believe could be a surviving sauropod dinosaur. The one area today that would favor living dinosaurs is the vast and unexplored swamps of equatorial Africa. Many of the early accounts of the flora and fauna of West and Central Africa came from missionaries and explorers. In 1776, the AbbĂ© Lievain Bonaventure Proyart, wrote in the History of Loango, Kakonga, and other Kingdoms in Africa, about a group of French missionaries who had found the tracks of an enormous unknown animal in the jungle. Pinkerton's translatio…

Archaeology and the Bible


ARCHAEOLOGY is not about faith. Its purpose is not to make us believe or to not believe in the Bible. We already do or we don't. It does not prove or disprove the Bible. The Bible stands by itself and does not need the support of modern scientific study. The Bible is about living, archaeology is not. So who needs it? What does archaeology have to do with the Bible?
Archaeology is a science and an art - technical methods and analytical concepts - that is concerned with the full range of past human experience. In analyzing past human culture and society, it seeks to understand how people lived and why they lived that way; what were their patterns of behavior and why; what caused them to change those patterns and how did they do it; when did all of this take place. For archaeologists, this is done primarily by studying what a past society has left behind. These remains are known as the material culture. It includes remains like buildings, tools, documents, jewelry, and other arti…

Surely the Wise Ptah-hotep was the Great Joseph of Egypt


The Wisdom of Ptah-hotep by Christian Jacq, ISBN 9780786718290

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ISBN 13: 9780786718290

Binding: Hardcover

Language: English

Pages: 180

Dimensions: 127 x 197 mm

About the Author: Christian Jacq

Christian Jacq (born 1947) is a French author and Egyptologist. He has written several novels about ancient Egypt, notably a five book suite about pharaoh Ramses II, a character whom Jacq admires greatly.

Born in Paris, Jacq's interest in Egyptology began when he was thirteen, and read History of Ancient Egyptian Civilization by Jacques Pirenne. This inspired him to write his first novel. By the time he was eighteen, he had written eight books. His first commercially successful book was Champollion the Egyptian, published in 1987. As of 2004, he has written over fifty books, including several non-fiction bo…