Yahwism


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Yahwism

, Jahwism, Yahvism, Jahvism
the use of the name Yahweh, esp in parts of the Old Testament, as the personal name of God
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Can it be that those peoples and societies that stand outside Yahwism, the majority of humanity past and present, not only are less capable of ethical existence on Earth than their Yawhist neighbors, but are, in fact, doomed to an eternity of torture for their inability or unwillingness to embrace the capricious demands of the God of Abraham?
These words of the people were certainly blasphemous to the priest's innermost beliefs, which resonate tones of Yahwism.
The final form of Yahwism was the result of a process of convergence and differentiation (8).
On the level of the history of religions a distinction has to be made between Yahwism and Judaism, Judaism being the form that the ancient Yahwistic religion adopted in the Hellenistic period.
Moreover, while it is recorded that Yahweh "loved" Solomon, the account of Solomon's "wise" reign concludes with one of the harshest summary evaluations possible, depicting him as virtually abandoning Yahwism in favor of the religio-political practices of his foreign wives.
Turning to Israel, the question is raised of legitimate and illegitimate consultants in monotheistic Yahwism, centring on the prophet [GREEK TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] and the `physician' [GREEK TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII], who is described as being `akin to the asu in Mesopotamia' (p.
Both accounts imply that some sort of Yahwism continued in the north after the fall of the kingdom of Israel, which also fits the archaeological evidence.
He covers a history of the discussion on monotheism paradigms, textual and artefactual evidence for a native pantheon, three categories of appropriation, Baal, polemic appropriation of Baal, appropriation through implied polemics and non-polemic transference, and mapping the rise of monotheistic Yahwism.
The birth of monotheism; the rise and disappearance of Yahwism.
The Social Roots of Biblical Yahwism, by Stephen L.
believes the palpable difference between the religious world of Genesis and of Yahwism cries out for an explanation, and the explanation is largely sociological: the religion of the ancestors is family piety.
From the beginning there was one feature typical of Yahwism that is