As the article states: "The Bible explores food and sex and their potential for blessing or curse throughout its pages. In story, in law, in poetry, the pairing of the two — in ways subtle or obvious — admonishes us of their dangers and delights. They warn that we must master our appetite or be mastered by it."
The combination of food, sex, and the ancient pagan god Baal frequently led to the downfall of the ancient Israelites. Read our extract from "Conquest and Cravings" and see how the lesson from these ancient attractions is one from which we can still profit today. You can read the extract here.