Tag: yahweh and his asherah

The Enduring Symbolism of Doves

06/13 | Few symbols have a tradition as long and as rich as the dove. Read about what it represents and how its use has been shared, adapted and reinterpreted across cultures   Read more…

Posted in Daily Life and Practice.

Asherah and the Asherim: Goddess or Cult Symbol?

06/03 | 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.

Israelite Kings Depicted in Ancient Art?

05/24 | Has archaeology uncovered portraits of two Israelite kings? One contender is on the famous Black Obelisk from Nimurd/Calah, but scholars differ about the identification. Another more recent candidate for an   Read more…

Posted in The Ancient Near Eastern World.


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