There is now evidence of something like artwork among several ancient human types, not just Neanderthals. Thus, an academic controversy has arisen.
We can’t poll long-dead Neanderthals on life, death, and the hereafter but the evidence we’ve dug up suggests they were thinking about that kind of thing.
What is at stake is not just some esoteric species problem in the ivory tower, but the very question of human nature and human uniqueness.
We can conclude that Eulipotyphla appeared abruptly in the Paleocene about 66-61.7 million years ago.
My presentation will explore archaeological discoveries illuminating a major event in the life of Jesus — his trial in Jerusalem.