early Jerash church misreported
- On 22 June Xinhua news reported the find of a possible first or second century
church at Jerash (Gerasa), north of Amman (not south, as they reported). No
one doubts Jerash had churches, but the date was striking. It cited the Jordan
Times of Tuesday. The Xinhua report is available by search of "Jerash Turin
http://www.jordantimes.com Tuesday the source of the confusion is an old
report; the dating evidently was not sustained. See the "Features: The Jordan
Times 25 Years Ago" section.