The Cult of Asherah in Ancient Israel and Judah Evidence for a Hebrew

@inproceedings{Hadley2000TheCO,
  title={The Cult of Asherah in Ancient Israel and Judah Evidence for a Hebrew},
  author={J M Hadley},
  year={2000}
}
Recent archaeological discoveries have encouraged scholars to reinvestigate the Israelite religion. In this book, Judith Hadley uses these discoveries, alongside biblical material and non-biblical inscriptions, to examine the evidence for the worship of Asherah as the partner of God in the Bible. By investigating the Khirbet el-Qom and Kuntillet Ajrud inscriptions, for example, where the phrase ‘Yahweh (and) his asherah’ is frequently in evidence, the author asks what the ancient Israelites… CONTINUE READING

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