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The Truth About The Ark Of The Covenant

The Ark of the Covenant is one of the holiest artifacts of the Hebrew Bible. So holy, in fact, even looking at it or touching it could be deadly. Thanks to the massive success and cultural ubiquity of the 1981 film Raiders of the Lost Ark featuring two-fisted archaeologist Indiana Jones racing Nazi nogoodniks to the location of the miraculous chest, people have a basic conception of what the Ark of the Covenant is. That is to say, they know it's a thing that belongs in a museum and Nazis...

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The Truth About The Ark Of The Covenant

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    The Untold Truth Of The Ark Of The Covenant - Grunge

    The Untold Truth Of The Ark Of The Covenant - Grunge

    The Ark of the Covenant is one of the holiest artifacts of the Hebrew Bible. So holy, in fact, even looking at it or touching it could be deadly. Thanks to the massive success and cultural ubiquity of the 1981 film Raiders of the Lost Ark featuring two-fisted archaeologist Indiana Jones racing Nazi nogoodniks to the location of the miraculous chest, people have a basic conception of what the Ark of the Covenant is. That is to say, they know it's a thing that belongs in a museum and Nazis...

    The Secret Of The Ark Of The Covenant's Lid - Grunge

    The Secret Of The Ark Of The Covenant's Lid - Grunge

    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. The Judeo-Christian antiquity has managed to permeate western culture regardless of its verified existence. Indiana Jones tussled with Nazis in search of the artifact in 1981 in Raiders of the Lost Ark. Storybook heroes and biblical archaeologists alike have ventured to find this missing piece of religious history, but why? What's so special about the Ark?

    The Link Between The Ark Of The Covenant And Alexander The Great - Grunge

    The Link Between The Ark Of The Covenant And Alexander The Great - Grunge

    Thanks to the 1981 film Raiders of the Lost Ark, the Ark of the Covenant is one of the celebrities of holy artifacts. With actor Harrison Ford as Indiana Jones fighting Nazi's for the legendary chest, it got some high-profile media attention for what is essentially a big box. (Seriously: According to the Online Etymology Dictionary, "ark" derives from the Latin word arca, or "big box.") Besides being featured in tent-pole movies, though, the Ark is linked to other big names, such as the famous military leader Alexander the Great...

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