Were Samson’s Superhuman Abilities Really That Far-Fetched?


The story of Samson is one of the more far-fetched stories in the Bible. It’s like an ancient Superhero story; the story of a man whose magical hair gives such superhuman strength that he could kill a thousand soldiers with a jawbone, pull a temple down from the inside, and tear a lion apart with his bare hands.

But lately, archaeologists have been starting to stumble on hints that Samson just might have been a real person.

No, they haven’t discovered locks of hair that give people superhuman strength – but they’ve found little clues that all the crazier parts of the story just might have started with reality.

[Read the full article at Ancient Origins.]

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