Nina Burleigh Talks About Biblical Forgery Tomorrow in NYC

Who: journalist and author, Nina Burleigh
What: free public presentation, Biblical Forgery
Where: SLC Conference Center, 352 7th avenue (between 29th and 30th streets), 16th floor, room D4
When: Thursday, 4 June 700-830pm

Join CFI and the Secular Humanist Society of New York to meet journalist and author Nina Burleigh, who wrote the recently published book, Unholy Business: A True Tale of Faith, Greed, & Forgery in the Holy Land. Her book tells the story of the unraveling of a Bible relic forgery scheme in Israel, and gives a glimpse into the intriguing world of biblical archaeology and relic collectors. Burleigh will talk about her book and the con-men, archaeologists, secular scholars, religious believers, hype-masters, billionaire collectors, and eccentrics she encountered while researching it.


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Collecting billionaires must be a very expensive hobby.

By Pierce R. Butler (not verified) on 04 Jun 2009 #permalink

Wish I could attend! I just finished reading that book last week & its amazing that the truth about biblical forgeries is just ignored by the MSM.