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Beardsley brings island stories to life

Felicia Beardsley, associate professor of anthropology, presented her research on radio carbon dating and brought oral history to life as part of the Faculty Research Lecture Series that was held on Wednesday at noon in the President’s Dining Room before 20 audience members.

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Sponsored by Claremont Graduate University’s School of Religion, ULV professor of religion Jonathan Reed lectured on “What Archaeology Reveals About the First Christians: The Case of Jesus and Marble,” Nov. 1. Reed is a director of the Institute for Antiquity and Christianity, to which he is contributing research on the Galilean Archaeology and the Historical Jesus Project. The IAC mission is to research origins of Western cultural heritage. / photo by Steven Bier

Marble reveals Roman influence

As a professor of religion at the University of La Verne, archaeologist and author, Jonathan Reed had an abundance of information to share about his research during his lecture Nov. 1 titled “What Archaeology Reveals about the First Christians: The Case of Jesus and Marble.”

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Reed questions Jesus tomb find

It is believed by many that 2,000 years ago in first century Jerusalem, Jesus of Nazarene was crucified by the Romans. Gospels claim that he was buried in a tomb and two days later, Mary Magdalene, one of his closest disciples found the tomb empty.

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Jonathan Reed goes live

Religion professor Jonathan Reed had a slightly larger audience than his usual religion classes number at the University of La Verne when he offered his expertise to the National Geographic Channel series “Science of the Bible” on Sept. 14.

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