The Mount of Bethel

Mount Bethel is a biblical phrase used by the Beitin advocates to argue Beitin is Biblical Bethel. The phrase, however, while might be a reference to the mountain east of Bethel in Genesis 12:8, is more likely to simple be the mount Bethel is located on, currently completely covered by buildings and roads.

Author: pithom

An atheist with an interest in the history of the ancient Near East. Author of the Against Jebel al-Lawz Wordpress blog.

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