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The Invention of God

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$40.00 • £32.95 • €36.00

ISBN 9780674504974

Publication Date: 12/14/2015

Academic Trade

320 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

10 line illustrations, 8 maps, 2 tables


  • Translator’s Note
  • System of Hebrew Transcription
  • Introduction
  • 1. The God of Israel and His Name
  • 2. The Geographic Origin of Yhwh
  • 3. Moses and the Midianites
  • 4. How Did Yhwh Become the God of Israel?
  • 5. The Entrance of Yhwh into Jerusalem
  • 6. The Cult of Yhwh in Israel
  • 7. The Cult of Yhwh in Judah
  • 8. The Statue of Yhwh in Judah
  • 9. Yhwh and His Asherah
  • 10. The Fall of Samaria and the Rise of Judah
  • 11. The Reform of Josiah
  • 12. From One God to the Only God
  • Conclusion
  • Notes
  • Index

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