A theory based on a mistranslation.
Hills? Mounds? Platforms?
Judaism and the “last of the magicians.”
Fighting idolatry in the 8th century BCE.
The reforms of Hezekiah.
“We look forward to hearing your paper on why the gods must be fed the blood of sacrificial victims.”
Why the northern kingdom provoked the prophets’ ire.
He built a wall, a tunnel, and a toilet.
The real message of the golden calf?
What does Jeremiah mean by “burn[ing] their sons and daughters.”
Archaeologists have uncovered a handful of synagogues from the talmudic period (ca. 70 – 600 CE), mostly in the northern parts of Israel. Some of. . .