Tag: rahab the harlot

Sacred Prostitution in the Story of Judah and Tamar?

04/24 | According to popular belief, cult prostitution was common throughout the ancient world, particularly associated with the fertility rites of the Canaanites and Phoenicians. While some scholars suggest that temple prostitution   Read more…

Posted in Ancient Israel, The Ancient Near Eastern World.

Joshua in the Bible

03/26 | World-renowned author and Nobel Peace Prize winner Elie Wiesel reflects on the Biblical figure Joshua in a Supporting Roles column for Bible Review.   Read more…

Posted in Hebrew Bible, People in the Bible.

Hazor: Canaanite Metropolis, Israelite City

02/15 | William G. Dever reviews Hazor: Canaanite Metropolis, Israelite City by Amnon Ben-Tor.   Read more…

Posted in Reviews.


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