King Ahab of Israel married a pagan princess, Jezebel by name, and established her in his palace as his queen. Jezebel brought her pagan beliefs and practices with her; she scoffed at the religion of the Israelites and slew most of their prophets; and before long the worship of Baal, her god, was flourishing in the land.
Log in to read this article
Not a subscriber to JSH-Online? Subscribe today and receive online access to The Christian Science Journal, Sentinel, and Herald including digital editions of the print periodicals, Web original articles, blogs, and podcasts, over 30,000 minutes of Sentinel Radio and audio chats, searchable archive going back to 1883! Learn More.