Tag: The Israelites

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.

D.C.-Area Lecture: The Collapse of Civilizations in 1177 B.C. and the Emergence of Israel

12/31 | On Sunday, January 11, 2015, Dr. Eric Cline will deliver the lecture “The Collapse of Civilizations in 1177 B.C. and the Emergence of Israel” at B’nai Israel Congregation in Rockville,   Read more…

Posted in News.

Asherah and the Asherim: Goddess or Cult Symbol?

11/04 | Who is Asherah? What is asherah? The reference may be to a particular goddess, a class of goddess or a cult symbol used to represent the goddess. It is sometimes   Read more…

Posted in Ancient Israel, Hebrew Bible, The Ancient Near Eastern World.


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