The Cave of John the Baptist

coverThe Cave of John the Baptist : The Stunning Archaeological Discovery that has Redefined Christian History, by Shimon Gibson, from Doubleday, ISBN 0385503474. Near the home village of John the Baptist, archeologist Shimon Gibson unearthed a cave that showed unmistakable signs of ritual use during the time of Jesus. It contained the earliest examples of Christian art ever found, including drawings of John the Baptist and the three crosses of Calvary. This is the story of an archeological find as momentous as the discovery of the Dead Sea Scrolls, and the first direct evidence of a major figure in the birth of Christianity.