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Tearing down the Asherim

In recent weeks, I have been researching the connections between Asherah, the Canaanite fertility goddess, and the ‘Queen of Heaven.’ Asherah, or some derivative (Asherim, Asheroth), is used about 40 times in the Tanak while the ‘Queen of Heaven‘ is … Continue reading

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Who ‘troubles Israel?’

¶When Ahab saw Elijah, Ahab said to him, “Is this you, you troubler of Israel?” He said, “I have not troubled Israel, but you and your father’s house (have), because you have forsaken the commandments of the LORD and you have followed the … Continue reading

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