The Origins of Yahwism
Ed. by van Oorschot, Jürgen / Witte, Markus
Aims and Scope
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.
- xii, 360 pages
- Type of Publication:
- Israelian-jewish history of religion; worship of Yahve; Yahve
- Alttestamentler, Bibelwissenschaftler, Altorientalisten, Religionswissenschaftler, Judaisten, Althistoriker