, YHWH, which tries to express god's statement, highlights 'I AM' as 'that which brings into existence whatever exists'.
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The study will focus especially on the Christian Kabbalistic reading of the Tetragrammaton
, the Pentagrammaton, and the Trigrammaton, i.
To preserve the idea that when the Tetragrammaton
is used in the Bible it refers to God's name, the author always translates it as YHVH (p.
David's discovery of the name of God, written in The Path of Names in the traditional tetragrammaton
of YHWH, sets the story in motion, resulting in his exile from New York and the intersection of Dahlia's and David's narratives through the shared space of Avara Camp.
Keywords: Persecution, Inquisition, ecclesiastical, heresy, apostasy, tithe, monotheistic, Tetragrammaton
, Trinity, edict, clemency, schism, sacrilege, Iconoclasm, anathema, messianic, divinity.
So, the God of Abraham will be called Yahweh, a widely accepted vocalization of the ancient Hebrew tetragrammaton
, four letters probably derived from the Hebrew verb "to be" and Latinized as YHWH, and substituted for the actual name of God, the utterance of which could bring untold wrath.
He considers such topics as the Tetragrammaton
in Jewish pre-Christian biblical texts in Greek and Hebrew, the Tetragrammaton
among Gnostics and magicians in late antiquity, the Tetragrammaton
in private devotion and magic in the Middle Ages, the Tetragrammaton
in Renaissance magic and among the later Christian Kabbalists, and the demystification of language and the triumph of philology.
In this essay I will follow the convention used by the NASB and gloss the tetragrammaton
as LORD in small caps.
Where Schaya veers into mystical explication -- of the meaning of the Tetragrammaton
, the manifestations of the sefirot, or the numerical significance of the Arabic construction of "Allah" -- his work does become dense, but the artistry of his arguments still warrants admiration.
Chapter 1, "Different Names of God," is an analytical discussion focusing on the mis/understand-ing and mis/usage of the two basic names for the Israelite God in the Hebrew Bible, namely, the grammatically plural ending Elohim (God/Gods) and the mystery surrounding the sacramental activity of the high priest related to the tetragrammaton
Among Jews, for instance, the name of God (the Tetragrammaton
, YHWH) is a strict taboo, and similar taboos exist among Christians and other religious groups, too.