really cool thread! s&f 4U!
unfortunately for us,any type of 'biblical' type of archeology takes way too long for the 'scholors' to decide what the truth 'should' be!
any one who has studied (or tried to) the dead sea scrolls can attest to that!
40 years + for non religious scholars to study these documents after they were found.
its funny how the bible 'bad mouths' Ba'al,but in reality there is much evidence to support that Ba'al worship was just as popular,if not more
than the cults of yaweah.
Ba'al is just another name for 'lord'.
even the early jews used this 'name' for their deity - 'El Shaddaih'.
(lord of the mountain).
i always find it funny that archeologists can find some 'new' civilization,take a few years to study it,and proclaim they know all about it now.
but,with biblical archeology,everything has to be gone thru with a fine tooth comb,just in case what they found might go against what is taught as the
i dont think its that much of a stretch to think that these temples may have been part of some enochian religious group,that may have proceeded
it funny how the book of enoch was left out of the bible,and really,there isn't that much archeological study about it.
i guess we can thank james bruce for bringing back the 'lost' book of enoch from ethiopia,to europe.
or else we may not have ever known of its existance,in the original form!