Emerging From the Dark: The Other Nativity of Jesus

…..and its links to pre-Christian south-eastern Europe. If your experience of Christianity has been shaped mostly by its western branches, you are probably very familiar with scenes depicting the nativity of Christ, swaddled in a manger, surrounded by Mary and Joseph, some farm animals, three wise men and perhaps a shepherd, usually in a stable. … More Emerging From the Dark: The Other Nativity of Jesus

The Early Mesolithic Pendant of Star Carr: relatives across the sea

Starr Carr is the site of a substantial early Mesolithic settlement on the shores of palaeo-lake Flixton in Yorkshire, dating to the 9th millennium BC. It is remarkable in more than one respect. A new investigation of the site by the Vale of Pickering Research Trust, in progress since 2004, revealed that what was once … More The Early Mesolithic Pendant of Star Carr: relatives across the sea