Archive - Jul 24, 2010

No proof Jesus killed on cross, says Christian scholar

The word translated from New Testament Greek as "crucifixion" may more accurately mean something like "suspension," says Gunnar Samuelsson, a Swedish theologian and researcher who describes himself as a "boring pastor."

Huge collection of books on period subjects to be auctioned

In the fall of 2009, the Viking Society for Northern Research received a huge windfall when Professor Peter Foote died, leaving his library of Viking and medieval-related books to the Society. By his request, the collection will be auctioned to raise funds.

WMAinSCA to offer classes at Pennsic 39

The WMAinSCA camp will again be offering a full series of Historical Martial Arts classes at Pennsic War 39 from August 4 - 11, 2010. The schedule includes sessions in longsword, rapier, dagger, poleaxe, and more.

Armor stolen at Caid's Crown Prints Prize event

William "Takumi" MacLyr, Kingdom of Caid Constable, reports that armor was stolen at the recent Crown Prints Prize event and asks the populace to be on the lookout to recover it if it is sold.