Scholar: Israelites beer drinkers, too

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(RNS) Ancient Israelites drank not only wine but also beer, according to a biblical scholar at Xavier University in Louisiana. “Ancient Israelites, with the possible exception of a few teetotaling Nazirites and their moms, proudly drank beer — and lots of it,” said Michael Homan, in his article for the September/October issue Biblical Archaeology Review. […]

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