This Week in the Ancient Near East

Coroplasticus Deus Antiqui, or, What Does God Really Looking Like?

December 20, 2020

Does a tenth century BCE figurine from a site near Jerusalem depict the god Yahweh? How would we know? Archaeological finds don’t come labeled, or do they? And how does this relate to the end of the Enlightenment and the Existential challenge facing the Humanities? Our panelists are divided.


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Archaeologist claims to find 10th cent. BCE graven images of Yahweh