Were the Canaanites Really Evil? Interview with Dr. Brendon Benz

Published on Sep 21, 2021
If you have read the Old Testament, you probably recognize the name "Canaanite." Described as the wicked, child-sacrificing, deserving of utter destruction enemies of Israel, the Hebrew Bible pulls no punches when referring to them.


Join us as we speak to Dr. Brendon Benz, Associate Professor of History at William Jewell College!

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A link to Dr. Benz's recent article on Hazor that he mentioned in the stream: https://tinyurl.com/ybm4rnct

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