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The Real Reason We Can't Find The Ark Of The Covenant

Many religions have relics that are important to them, but perhaps no religious relic has been the subject of as much myth, speculation, and popular culture impact as the Ark of the Covenant. As described in Exodus 25, the Ark was to be a symbol of God's intervention in the lives of the Hebrew people, and it was to contain the stone tablets upon which the Ten Commandments were etched, as well as a jar of manna, the food God miraculously provided to his people while they wandered in the desert...

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    The Real Reason We Can't Find The Ark Of The Covenant

    The Real Reason We Can't Find The Ark Of The Covenant

    Many religions have relics that are important to them, but perhaps no religious relic has been the subject of as much myth, speculation, and popular culture impact as the Ark of the Covenant. As described in Exodus 25, the Ark was to be a symbol of God's intervention in the lives of the Hebrew people, and it was to contain the stone tablets upon which the...

    The Truth About The Ark Of The Covenant's Powers

    The Truth About The Ark Of The Covenant's Powers

    Few Biblical objects have been held as sacred as the Ark of the Covenant. The hunt for this mysterious and supposedly powerful object has been taken up by many explorers throughout the centuries, but it's never been found. (Or has it?) Maybe it's hidden deep within the Vatican; maybe it never existed in the first place. It doesn't matter...

    Christian Relics That Are Still Missing

    Christian Relics That Are Still Missing

    The veneration of relics in Christianity, specifically Catholicism, is a fascinating piece of faith. According to Vice, religious historians actually know exactly when the adoration of things like saints' body parts began — with a Syrian bishop named Polycarp. Polycarp was teaching this new-fangled religion called Christianity way back in the second century...

    The World's Most Fascinating Religious Relics

    The World's Most Fascinating Religious Relics

    Within the world of religion, relics are either the personal belongings or surviving body parts of a saint or other notably holy person. Sometimes a relic can just be an item that people are reasonably sure the holy person in question has touched. These objects are often placed in a shrine or similar facility where the faithful can come worship, venerate...

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