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Dating the Church at Megiddo 3rd Century

This MSN article dates the church decades before Constantine. Here is an excerpt. See more at the link
Archaeologists said the church dated from the third century, decades before Constantine legalized Christianity across the Byzantine Empire......

The inscription, which specifies that Aketous donated a table to the church, indicates the house of worship predated the Byzantine era, when Christians began using altars in place of tables in their rituals, Tepper said. Remnants of a table were uncovered between the two mosaics.

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