Image: A Nail from the First Century
Photo: Greg Grundy
The Telegraph of London is reporting that a nail believed to be dated from the time when Christ was crucified has been found at a fort that probably belonged to the Knights Templar.
Archaeologists believe that the nail’s remarkable preservation indicates that the nail was kept as a precious religious relic. For this reason it is possible that Knights Templar believed that this nail was one of the nails used in Christ’s crucifixion.
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Professor of Old Testament
Northern Baptist Seminary