The conquest of Atarot.
Will paganism supplant monotheism?
An answer to ancient Near Eastern mythology.
Life with dignity vs. death with dignity.
From the shamanic ceremonies of Brooklyn to the organic-cocoa-beans-and-beer sacrifices of Hawaii.
Shedding light on Canaanite culture.
In this week’s Torah reading, God feeds the people quail “until it comes out of their noses.”
In the Hebrew Bible, God curses Cain after he kills Abel, and tells the Israelites that terrible curses will befall them if they do not. . .
Was human sacrifice practiced at the ruins found in modern-day Jordan? Some archaeologists are convinced of it.
Some biblical scholars interpret the story of Judah and Tamar (Genesis 38) as a case of sacred prostitution. Their reading is supported neither by textual. . .
Why do so many ancient synagogue mosaics in Israel feature pagan symbols? (2012)