Canaanite Religion Research Paper

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A salient feature of Canaanite religions is that worshipping idol god was a thing to do. King Ahab at the time came to the decision to promote the Cainites to worship Baal (Chisholm, 1994). Baal is known as the fertility god to the Canaanite people. The fertility god gave hope to the people that they would soon become pregnant soon. Baal also had a role in the agricultural, where the people would pray for rain, and sun so their crops would grow, and their livestock to eat. The religion was so convincing leaving this religion was difficult to change from in which the hand of God had to intervene (Oden, 1976). The reason why this religion was so convincing was that the Canaanite s would think their sins were being committed, therefore not having
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