Tag: Canaan

No, No, Bad Dog: Dogs in the Bible

01/26 | Dogs—or celeb in Hebrew—were not well loved in the Bible. Given the negative associations with dogs, it is surprising that one of the great Hebrew spies bears this name.   Read more…

Posted in Daily Life and Practice, Hebrew Bible.

Canaanite Cult Complex Discovered at Tel Burna

10/17 | A 3,300-year-old cult complex where Baal may have been worshipped has been excavated at Tel Burna in Israel.   Read more…

Posted in Ancient Israel, News.

Excavating Ashkelon in 2014

06/12 | Follow the first week of excavations with Dr. Tracy Hoffman on the Leon Levy Expedition to Ashkelon in Israel.   Read more…

Posted in Digs 2014.

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