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Many sites around the world claim to hold relics of the saint, including the Grand Mosque in Damascus which says it has his head.Countries around the Mediterranean claiming to have remains include Turkey, Greece, Italy and Egypt.The English Background No one knows who first brought Christianity to England or when.An old tradition suggests that Paul the apostle or one of his converts may have preached in Britain.By the seventh century most English people were at least outwardly Roman Catholics.In the following centuries some evangelical groups flourished, and some remnant of these groups may have survived in the sects which later opposed Romanism, such as the followers of John Wyclif (sometimes called Lollards).Scientists from the University of Copenhagen analysed the DNA of the bones, finding they came from a single individual, probably a man, from a family in the modern-day Middle East, where John would have lived.
"The result from the metacarpal hand bone is clearly consistent with someone who lived in the early first century AD," He added: "Whether that person is John the Baptist is a question that we cannot yet definitely answer and probably never will." Dr Hannes Schroeder, from the University of Copenhagen, added: “Of course, this does not prove that these were the remains of John the Baptist but nor does it refute that theory.” Bulgarian archaeologists had found a small box made of hardened volcanic ash close to the sarcophagus.Their opponents nicknamed them “Baptists,” and the name stuck.This pamphlet will fill in some of the details of that story.(Jude v3) Chris Hand, our pastor, has been with us since December 2000, prior to that he had been the pastor of a church in Lewisham, South London."For we preach not ourselves, but Christ Jesus the Lord; and ourselves your servants for Jesus sake.