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The Yahweh/Baal Confrontation and Other Studies in Biblical Literature and Archaeology

Essays in Honour of Emmett Willard Hamrick (Studies in the B)

by Emmett Willard Hamrick

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Published by Edwin Mellen Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Religion,
  • Religion - Biblical Studies,
  • Biblical Studies - New Testament,
  • Bible - Study - New Testament

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages162
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8213604M
    ISBN 10088946913X
    ISBN 109780889469136

    Does Hosea tell us that Yahweh was once called Ba'al? The short answer, in my view, is yes. Some connect this to the assertion that Judaism was polytheistic at this time, but that is speculation that goes beyond the evidence, and it is not co. - Compares Israel's disloyalty to Yahweh in its worship of Baal to the breaking of a marriage bond - Renews Amos's theme of economic and social corruption and deserved natural disaster - Emphasizes Yahweh's hesed (loving devotion) and likens Yahweh's concern for Israel to a spouse's distress over a beloved but faithless mate.

      Yahweh is unlike Anat, who feasts on the flesh of her military victims (KTU II), or the sun-goddess in her netherworldly role (KTU , VI ; cf. f.) Of these images, only the language of feasting on the enemies is attested in biblical literature, and even this imagery appears indirectly with respect to s:   Moreover, a number of Biblical texts seem consistent with this interpretation. In Judges , we read that during Joshua’s time (c. second half of the 13th century B.C.), “The Israelites did what was offensive to Yahweh; they ignored Yahweh their God and worshipped Baalim (plural of Baal) and Asherot (plural of asherah).”.

    Start studying Biblical Archaeology. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools.   This new desert kingdom would leave its mark on the main building at Timna: the Egyptian temple of Hathor, protector of new masters smashed the effigy of the Egyptian deity – leaving the fragments to be found by archaeologists more than 3, years later – and set up over the ruins of the temple a tent sanctuary, judging by the remains of heavy red and yellow fabric found in the.


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: The Yahweh/Baal Confrontation and Other Studies in Biblical Literature and Archaeology (Studies in the Bible & Early Christianity) (): O'Brien, Julia M., Horton, Fred L., Jr.: Books. Get this from a library. The Yahweh/Baal confrontation and other studies in biblical literature and archaeology: essays in honour of Emmett Willard Hamrick.

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Yahweh was the national god of the kingdoms of Israel (Samaria) and Judah. His origins reach at least to the early Iron Age and apparently to the Late Bronze Age, and in the oldest biblical literature he is a storm-and-warrior deity who leads the heavenly army against Israel's enemies.

At that time the Israelites worshipped Yahweh alongside a variety of Canaanite gods and goddesses, including. The word syncretism refers to a religion composed of a mixture of two or more other religions. Jeroboam’s new religion was a combination of Yahwism, the true faith, and Baalism.

In essence, Jeroboam and his priests claimed to be worshiping the Lord, but they were using the rituals of Baal. When Ahab came to the throne, things got worse. Archaeology and the Book of Judges. During this period of more than years, God periodically raised up judges to rescue and rule over Israel as the Israelites struggled with indigenous peoples over control of the land.

We have examined archaeological finds that illuminate sections of the five biblical books of Moses and the book of Joshua. - YAIY In-Depth and Mini-Studies. NEW. If you are new to our literature section, we recommend you begin with these five(5) introductory titles: (1) Introducing Yahweh's Assembly in Yahshua; (2) Startling Facts; (3) Is That in the Bible?; (4) YAIY's Fundamentals of Faith; and (5) What is Truth.

If the Hebrew characters, such as are in the booklet "The Mistaken J," do not show properly on your. The Yahweh/Baal Confrontation and Other Studies in Biblical Literature and Archaeology: Essays in Honor of Emmett Willard Hamrick. by Julia M. O‟Brien and Fred L. Horton, Jr.

Studies in the Bible and Early Christianity, Mellen Biblical Press, Priest and Levite in Malachi. Society of Biblical Literature Dissertation Series, no. The Yahweh-Baal Confrontation and Other Studies in Biblical Literature and Archaeology: essays in honour of Emmett Willard Hamrick; when religions collide Published: () From biblical criticism to biblical faith: essays in honor of Lee Martin McDonald Published: ().

Among Biblical philologists--those who study the Hebrew Bible as an ancient, and therefore partly alien, document--Mark Smith is probably the most accomplished scholar of his generation. He has produced significant work in the areas of Hebrew grammar, Biblical exegesis, and the history of Israelite religion.

One of the most influential studies on Asherah is Saul M. Olyan, Asherah and the Cult of Yahweh in Israel, Society of Biblical Literature Monograph Series (Atlanta: Scholars Press, ). Olyan’s study provides background for this piece.

Yahweh/Baal Confrontation and Other Studies in Biblical Literature and Archaeology Horton, Fred L. pages Yahweh’s Emergence as “Judge” Among the Gods: A Study. The Early History of God: Yahweh and the Other Deities in Ancient Israel (The Biblical Resource Series) - Kindle edition by Smith, Mark S., Patrick D.

Miller. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Early History of God: Yahweh and the Other Deities in Ancient Israel (The Biblical Reviews: consists of the book of Deuteronomy as well as what is referred to in the Hebrew Bible as the Former Prophets (Joshua, Judges, Samuel, and Kings).² Many passages in the Deuteronomic corpus instructed Israel that Yahweh, not Baal, 1.

is paper is a distillation of my dissertation, Water and Storm Polemics against Baalism in the Deu. And even more importantly, Yahweh wanted the Egyptians to know that He is the Lord (). The study of the history and background of Baal Zephon is utterly fascinating.

The worship of Baal was known throughout the Fertile Crescent, the Levant, and down into Egypt. This is how the book of Exodus starts and this is why Pharaoh enslaved the Israelites. He wasn’t grumpy or anti-Semitic. He was afraid. He enslaved the Israelites because there were too many of them (Exodus ).

The very beginning of the book lays out for us the conflict of the entire book. Yahweh says “multiply,” and Pharaoh says “no.”. Ahab’s story appears in 1Kgs through1Kgs This material has been placed into a collection known as the Deuteronomistic History (Joshua, Judges, Samuel, Kings).

This was a massive literary work, unparalleled in terms of scale by anything yet uncovered from the ancient Near most Judeans were no doubt illiterate and could not afford to own copies of this work, the history.

The religious reading material is printed by its self-named Watchtower Bible and Tract Society. The religion’s leaders, like the religious leaders of Judaism, say that the name of their god comes from the tetragramamton or, the four letters YHWH, and both religions say that these four letters represent the name: Yahweh.

The study identifies five main stages on Israel's journey towards monotheism. Rather than deciding whether Yahweh was originally a god of the Baal-type or of the El-type, this work shuns origins and focuses instead on the first period for which there are abundant sources, the Omride era.

The open-air altar shrine, called a bamah (plural bamot), is known through several books of the Biblical canon—but none more so than the Book of Kings, where they play a prominent role in assessing the performance of a referred to as “high places” in translations of the Bible, bamot were worship sites that usually contained an altar.

A general understanding about the bamah and.Excellent book and a must read for anyone interested in biblical scholarship. Smith reconstructs an early Israelite theology where the father god El and his consort, mother goddess Asherah have a son Yahweh.

El is also the father of many other divine beings including Baal who becomes a symbol of apostasy in Israel.4/5(34). “The Use of Analogy in the Study of the Book of Judges” in Wünschet Jerusalem Frieden: Collected Communications to the XIIth Congress of the International Organization for the Study of the Old Testament, JerusalemMatthias Augustin and Klaus-Dietrick Schunk, eds.

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