The origins of Yahwism

Level B QO296.311 /748145 Available
Full title: The origins of Yahwism / edited by Jürgen van Oorschot and Markus Witte.
Other authors: Oorschot, Jürgen van, (Editor)
Witte, Markus, (Editor)
Format: Book           


Physical Description: xii, 360 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Summary: This compendium examines the origins of the God Yahweh, his place in the Syrian-Palestinian and Northern Arabian pantheon during the bronze and iron ages, and the beginnings of the cultic veneration of Yahweh. Contributors analyze the epigraphic and archeological evidence, apply fundamental considerations from the cultural and religious sciences, and analyze the relevant Old Testament texts.