Friday, March 18, 2011

European documentary breathing new life into the Asherah (not to be confused with Ishtar or Astarte) and Yahweh story

God's Wife Edited Out of the Bible -- Almost : Discovery News:

Image via the Biblical Archeology Review.

'The inscription is a petition for a blessing,' she shares. 'Crucially, the inscription asks for a blessing from 'Yahweh and his Asherah.' Here was evidence that presented Yahweh and Asherah as a divine pair. And now a handful of similar inscriptions have since been found, all of which help to strengthen the case that the God of the Bible once had a wife.' 

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