Tag: child sacrifice

Did the Ancient Israelites Think Children Were People?

04/16 | The Book of Exodus presumably reflects the views of its Israelite authors on their deity, morality, and the like. Why then would the Israelites have imagined Yahweh slaughtering Egyptian children   Read more…

Posted in Bible Interpretation.

Did the Carthaginians Really Practice Infant Sacrifice?

04/02 | One of the most debated questions in the study of the ancient world is whether or not the Carthaginians practiced human sacrifice—more specifically, the sacrifice of infants. Recent studies have   Read more…

Posted in Ancient Cultures, News.

At Carthage, Child Sacrifice?

04/01 | Was child sacrifice really practiced at ancient Carthage? In BAR, Patricia Smith discusses the research she and her team conducted on the cremated remains from the Carthage Tophet.   Read more…

Posted in Daily Life and Practice.


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