Posts Tagged ‘Archeology’

A Catholic priest first to discover dinosaur eggs Comments 0

Monday, July 8th, 2019

As far as we know, the first naturalist to discover and describe dinosaur eggshells was the Roman Catholic priest Jean-Jacques Pouech. When not acting as head of Pamiers Seminary in southern France, he explored the geology and paleontology of the Late Cretaceous rock preserved in the foothills of the Pyrenees Mountains Read more Related Posts:Catholic Read more

Hope in the resurrection of the body Comments 0

Friday, June 1st, 2012

An experience of archeology gives rise to a reflection on the resurrection of the body. The writer, Bill Tammeus, finds “there is something reassuring about finding the atoms that make up 2,000-year-old pottery shards, something that says that in God’s economy, matter matters,” and “we comfort ourselves with the understanding that what God created and called Read more

Furness Abbey grave yields treasures of a prosperous medieval abbot Comments 0

Friday, April 20th, 2012

Unexpected medieval treasures have been discovered in a grave at one of the UK’s most beautiful abbeys along with the bones of the abbot they belonged to – probably a well-fed, little exercised man in his 40s who suffered from arthritis and type 2 diabetes. The discoveries were made at Furness Abbey, on the outskirts Read more