Child Sacrifice in Ancient Israel: Interview with Dr. Heath Dewrell

Published on Sep 15, 2021
Was child sacrifice practiced in ancient Israel, and were children sacrificed to YHWH? We talk to Dr. Heath Dewrell, who wrote his Ph.D. dissertation on the subject - come and join us!

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