Wynn, "The Normate Hermeneutic and Interpretations of Disability within the Yahwistic
narrative of the the Garden of Eden begins with the discussion between the serpent and the woman.
That poem is built upon one syntactic base, as Emerson both echoes and extends the sparse, elusive, tautological, almost palindromic Yahwistic
identification, "I am.
The first four chapters provide background information concerning the cosmologies of ancient Egypt, Mesopotamia, Israel (both Yahwistic
), Persia, Greece, and Rome.
Actually, the Yahwistic
idea of Sheol (the netherworld) offered more or less the same miserable pseudo-existence as the Mesopotamian kur.
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.
Actually, for all his harping on Hamlet and Falstaff as bearers of the Yahwistic
blessing, "exuberance of being" for all his pseudomysticism and thrillingly solemn rhetoric, Bloom is in the end a rationalist.
Harold Bloom's focus is on J, the Yahwistic
writer, the author of what would seem to be the oldest strand of Genesis.
This fascinating book argues carefully and succinctly for a Yahwistic
world view in which nature is the ground of Yahweh's activity in just as profound a way as history, and in which the local Canaanite hill country provides the background to the stories of both the primeval and ancestral ages.
The theological discussion of recent years has repeatedly tried to relativize these offensive formulations by means of the statements of the older, so-called Yahwistic
creation account of Gen.
Wynn, "The normative hermeneutic interpretations of disability within Yahwistic
narratives" in H.
Whereas it is possible that Yahwistic
names were enforced politically over the entire society by overzealous religious elites, at other times they were "purely indexical" or symbols of Judean identity and cultural tradition "without subscribing to a particular theological agenda" (p.