Chemosh, Yahweh, Herem, and Sacrifice

In this post I will concede a correction offered by Richard Hess on the translation of lines 11-12 of the Mesha Stele. In Hess’s first response to my review of Copan’s book, he argued that line 17...

More on Richard Hess and 2 Kings 3:27

Further reflection on Hess’s reading of 2 Kings 3:27 leads me to some questions. Given that Hess argues that early Israelite cosmologies prior to the seventh century BCE consisted of belief in o...