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The Bible: As Relevant (And Misunderstood) As Ever

Richard Elliott Friedman | Posted 07.28.2011 | Religion
Richard Elliott Friedman

More than 20 centuries after the Bible's production, people still bring it to bear on practically every important social and political issue in the Western world.

Polytheism And Human Sacrifice In Early Israelite Religion

Valerie Tarico | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Valerie Tarico

Surprise of surprises, as Israel aspired to greatness and sought to make a name for itself, surrounded by vast empires, Yahweh got bigger and bigger -- so vastly superior was Yahweh to the gods of other nations.