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It is the discovery of them biblical proportions.
Researchers sparked a major controversy back in 2007.
After claiming they found quote the Jesus family tombs.
But after finding a new carving of one legendary -- they now believe they've discovered the earliest record of christianity.
Trace Gallagher has -- And of course the Bible says -- and that John -- was swallowed and spit out by the great fish so the sign of -- as mentioned by Jesus in the gospels.
Christians believe is a sign of the resurrection but remember.
The gospels date to about 20300.
After Jesus -- even the earliest forms of Christian art.
Depicting decided -- are about a hundred years after Jesus died so these were searchers have now gone and to believe it -- not a condominium complex outside the old city.
Of Jerusalem and under that complex about eight feet beneath a basement they believe.
This -- Along with another tomb that was found in the same complex about 32 years ago are the tombs of Jesus of Nazareth and his family now.
The archaeological evidence which by the way UC red there is written in stone including the sign of -- -- Is experts say strikingly consistent with the text of the gospel so in other words what the researchers have done here is they've pushed back the clock to find evidence of the resurrection.
After Jesus -- now.
As you might imagine they are still searching -- tuned for more evidence but Christian scholars have looked at this and said.
That this along with the gospels the match.
When it comes to Christian beliefs in the resurrection.
Fascinating stuff -- coming out of Jerusalem and they are still searching.
Sure -- -- thank you.
We got -- more details on this will detail for more information in the -- article you can go to our website foxnews.com.
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