The first part of the article talks at length about the Biblical accounts of Baal worship among the Israelites. It sounds like the new discoveries confirm that, rather than:
Our discoveries thus far have fundamentally changed the way we understand the religious practices of Judahites, stated Lipschits.
I totally agree. Much of what the prophets railed against was idolatry. If the scholars views were fundamentally changed, and they knew the Biblical accounts of participation in pagan worship by the Jews, then they must not have believed the Biblical accounts in the first place.