Scott Aniol on Psalm 137

Scott Aniol of Southwestern Baptist Seminary has begun an exposition of Psalm 137. His second installment is on the historical background to the psalm. Two of the most well-known stories from the Old Testament are specifically meant to highlight how difficult it was...


As usual, the ASOR does not take a high view of Scripture or of biblical history. Nevertheless, Collin Cornell’s article includes interesting information on the Moabite god Kemosh. View it here.

ASOR on Philistine Religion

Jeffrey P. Emanuel writes on Philistine religion for the blog of the American Schools of Oriental Research. Emanuel believes that the biblical perspective needs correcting; nevertheless, he summarizes important archeological evidence about the Philistines.