> Yes, but don't you find it somewhat odd that an object with
> such legendary 'power' is not documented in any of
> extra-Biblical contemporaneous accounts?
> The documented evidence to which you allude is 600 years after
> the New Testament was composed; hardly contemporaneous with the
> Old Testament tales of Moses and his Ark.
> If it was real and so powerful, why is there no reference to it
> from historical records during this time period other than the
> Sounds fishy to me!
Try Archimedes Burning Mirrors, won wars, useful to the alchemist and mason probably. Same same but different.