|previous article in this issue||next article in this issue|
Document Details :
Title: The Cult of Molek/Milchom
Subtitle: Some Remarks on G.H. Heider's Monograph
Author(s): LUST, J.
Journal: Ephemerides Theologicae Lovanienses
Volume: 63 Issue: 4 Date: December 1987
The sacrifices of children mentioned in the OT, and the Cult of Molek are fascinating and intriguing data. The reader of the biblical texts related to Molek, is faced with two major questions: FIrst, what does Molek stand for, and second, what are the implications of the ritual connected with Molek? We will deal first with the ritual.