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Beihefte Zur Zeitschrift Fur die Alttestamentliche Wissenschaft #387: Jahwe ALS Wettergott

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It has long been suspected that Yahweh, the God of the Old Testament, was originally a weather god of the same type as the Syrian Baal. The present study presents the exegetic basis for this. It demonstrates how the Psalter preserves various ancient cultic songs praising Yahweh as a royal weather god. Parallels in Syrian and Mesopotamian weather god traditionsshow that originally the Ancient Hebrew notion of God was not fundamentally different from that of its surroundings.

Product Details

ISBN:
9783110207316
Publisher:
Walter de Gruyter
Subject:
Christianity-Church History General
Author:
Müller, Reinhard
Publication Date:
20120431
Binding:
Hardcover
Grade Level:
SG
Language:
English

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Religion » Christianity » Church History » General

Beihefte Zur Zeitschrift Fur die Alttestamentliche Wissenschaft #387: Jahwe ALS Wettergott
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