Biblical archaeological discoveries are often controversial. One of the latest finds is no exception. Recent tests conducted on some lead tablets found in 2008 in a Jordanian cave leave many Christians hopeful and some, a bit skeptical. Why the skepticism? Questionable claims in the past have caused the public to demand solid evidence and scientific proof.

Many Christians believe the Shroud of Turin is the burial cloth of Jesus, yet radiocarbon tests conducted in 1988 dated fiber samples from the cloth to the Middle Ages–more than a thousand years after Christ. While some people questioned the authenticity of the shroud, others questioned the accuracy of the testing. READ MORE