Yahwist

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Yahwist

, Jahwist, Yahvist, Jahvist
Bible the
a. the conjectured author or authors of the earliest of four main sources or strands of tradition of which the Pentateuch is composed and in which God is called Yahweh throughout
b. (as modifier): the Yahwist source
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Impressive though the Yahwist faiths may be, not least for their longevity and ability to eradicate rivals, the key question pertains to another fundamental belief of the Yahwists.
He has no interest in legal causes or social movements such as Lazaro's proposed "sindicato" (150-51), reminding us of the Yahwists who abhor society's creations.
What Ilie first mentions asa general source of ideas, Judaism, will be seen to be the culture from which the specific Yahwist cult emerged.
Yahwism is not traditional Judaism, and a Jew is rarely a Yahwist these days.
Our first clue to the Yahwist impulse in Unamuno's novel appears on the opening page, in the epigraph.
Don Manuel, unconsciously and metaphorically, is a Yahwist prophet at heart who builds a life and ministry battling the cultural impulses established by the institution of the Christian Church.
The role of the prophets, and the Yahwist vision that they articulated, was one at variance with the function of myth in a structured Hellenized society.
Jesus himself, from whom Don Manuel takes his name (Emmanuel), evinced Yahwist tendencies.
(3) After Jesus' death, the Christianity movement gradually established a new mythology to replace the older Jewish system of beliefs and redefine the Yahwist tenets that Jesus extolled and perpetuated.
Storming through the countryside, Josiah and his Yahwist supporters destroyed rival shrines, slaughtered alien priests, defiled their altars, and ensured that henceforth even Jewish sacrifice take place exclusively in Jerusalem, where the priests could exercise tight control.
Animal sacrifice within Yehud is thus confined to Jerusalem, although some Yahwists continued to worship in this way outside of Yehud (e.g., at Khirbet el Kom, Mt.
Although Persian-period biblical texts condemn the use of incense outside of the Jerusalem temple, it is hard for me to agree with Knowles on the basis of the evidence she cites, that Yahwists indeed used incense in their worship outside of the temple.