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Yahweh: Origin of a Desert God
Language: en
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Authors: Robert D. Miller II
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Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-03-08 - Publisher:

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Yahweh: Origin of a Desert God
Language: en
Pages: 253
Authors: Robert D. Miller II
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-03-08 - Publisher: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht

Recognizing the absence of a God named Yahweh outside of ancient Israel, this study addresses the related questions of Yahweh's origins and the biblical claim that there were Yahweh-worshipers other than the Israelite people. Beginning with the Hebrew Bible, with an exhaustive survey of ancient Near Eastern literature and inscriptions
Cultures of Mobility, Migration, and Religion in Ancient Israel and Its World
Language: en
Pages: 306
Authors: Eric M. Trinka
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2022-02-28 - Publisher: Routledge

This book examines the relationship between mobility, lived religiosities, and conceptions of divine personhood as they are preserved in textual corpora and material culture from Israel, Judah, Egypt, and Mesopotamia. By integrating evidence of the form and function of religiosities in contexts of mobility and migration, this volume reconstructs mobility-informed
Edom at the Edge of Empire
Language: en
Pages: 510
Authors: Bradley L. Crowell
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-09-17 - Publisher: SBL Press

A comprehensive history of a state on Judah’s border Edom at the Edge of Empire combines biblical, epigraphic, archaeological, and comparative evidence to reconstruct the history of Judah's neighbor to the southeast. Crowell traces the material and linguistic evidence, from early Egyptian sources that recall conflicts with nomadic tribes to
Yahweh Before Israel
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Daniel E. Fleming
Categories: God (Judaism)
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021 - Publisher:

"Yahweh is the proper name of the biblical God. His early character is central to understanding the foundations of Jewish, Christian, and Islamic monotheism. As a deity, the name appears only in connection with the peoples of the Hebrew Bible, but long before Israel, the name is found in an