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Biblical ‘minimalist’ Philip Davies still obsessed with David Elkington’s fake metal codices

Philip Davies, a well-known biblical ‘minimalist’ (i.e. he disputes most of the historical claims made in the Old Testament), has no such hesitations about David Elkington’s metal codices.  On the contrary, in his lavishly illustrated editorial (all photographs courtesy of … Continue reading

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‘Minimalist’ biblical scholar Philip Davies still ‘talking up’ David Elkington’s fake metal codices

In an article entitled Prof’s mystery texts (Davies has apparently clasped these metal fakes to his bosom!), well-known biblical ‘minimalist’ Philip Davies, emeritus professor at the University of Sheffield, continues to ‘talk up’ David Elkington’s not-very-clever fakes.  “It is extremely exciting,” Davies gushes, before … Continue reading

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