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The Birth of Monotheism The Rise and Disappearance of Yahwism by Andre Lemaire

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Published by Biblical Archaeology Society .
Written in English


  • Biblical Studies - History & Culture,
  • Biblical Studies - New Testament,
  • Religious,
  • Religion,
  • Biblical teaching,
  • God,
  • God (Judaism),
  • History of doctrines,
  • Monotheism

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Edition Notes

ContributionsJack Meinhardt (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages160
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8678854M
ISBN 101880317990
ISBN 109781880317990

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Klinghoffer affectionately follows and parses the key biblical events that transpired during the sluggishly lengthy, trial-and-tribulation filled life of the Mesopotamian expatriate Abraham, sire of all the monotheistic traditions that still factor as the kernel of faith for billions of the Earth's dustiform children. One can only marvel at the ironclad strength immanent in the patience of the /5.   Free Online Library: The birth of monotheism; the rise and disappearance of Yahwism.(Brief article, Book review) by "Reference & Research Book News"; Publishing industry Library and information science Books Book reviews. Printer Friendly. 34,, articles and books.   —Rabbi Joseph Telushkin, author of Jewish Literacy and The Book of Jewish Values “Fruitful Worthy of shelf space next to Sigmund Freud’s Moses and Monotheism.” —Kirkus Reviews “Exhilarating Stories that are not only beautiful but edifying.” —Noah Millman, Commentary/5(12). This chapter describes how the success of the Northern Kingdom of Israel was ruined by the Assyrians, an empire based in northern Mesopotamia. It discusses Hosea's picture of the Israeli people and Hosea's images of God as an Assyrian-like monarch punishing a disobedient people. It illustrates how Hosea's Israel did not : David M. Carr.

National Monolatry and Monotheism ( - BCE) According to Hebrew history narrated in Exodus, the second book of the Torah, the Hebrews became a nation and adopted a national god on the slopes of Mount Sinai in southern Arabia. While we know nothing whatsoever of Hebrew life in Egypt, the flight from Egypt is described in Hebrew history. The Discovery of God chronicles Abraham's life from his birth in Mesopotamia through his travels as preacher and missionary throughout the Middle East. Many of the primary sites of Abraham's life and career still exist, and Klinghoffer describes what they were like in . The Birth of Monotheism Zeigt es sich so, dass die Religion Israels auch in der Gottesidee selbst dem Wandel unterworfen war, so kann das nur dem befremdlich order anstössig erscheinen, der an den Fortschritt menschlichen Denken nicht glaubt. Buy The Discovery of God: Abraham and the Birth of Monotheism Reprint by Klinghoffer, David (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s: 3.

Get this from a library! The discovery of God: Abraham and the birth of monotheism. [David Klinghoffer] -- Fifty-three percent of the world's population practices Judaism, Christianity, and Islam, religions that all trace their lineage to the towering, quasi-mythological figure of Abraham. In this. Books shelved as monotheism: The Evolution of God by Robert Wright, A History of God: The 4,Year Quest of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam by Karen A. Mithraism, also known as the Mithraic mysteries, was a Roman mystery religion centered on the god religion was inspired by Iranian worship of the Zoroastrian Angelic Divinity Mithra, though the Greek Mithras was linked to a new and distinctive imagery, and the level of continuity between Persian and Greco-Roman practice is debated. The mysteries were popular among the Roman.   In this period as well falls the birth year attested by Jewish oral tradition: b.c. If tradition is right, then the originator of monotheism was born as the heir to a culture that originated civilization in general. Mesopotamia comprised the lands of Sumer, in the south, and Akkad, in the :