The Missing Connection Between the Arad Cannabis Altar and the Bible

Can we know which biblical king was behind the change to godly worship?
Tel Arad “holy of holies”: the frankincense altar on the left; the cannabis altar on the right

Judahite worshipers in a temple at Tel Arad burned cannabis as part of their ritual worship some 2,700 years ago, new research has revealed. In light of the discovery, some are now questioning whether such a practice was endorsed by God.

On today’s program, host Brent Nagtegaal talks with archaeologist Christopher Eames about the discovery, as well as the largely unreported link to the Bible.

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