(24) This feature of El made possible the successful assimilation of El into the Yahwistic
faith without polemics.
On June 10 at my parish, the homilist failed to indicate that the Yahwistic
story of "the fall" is a myth, mentioned Adam and Eve's disobedience and original sin as a historical happening, and referenced "paradise" as lost to humanity by that sin--"ole time religion" to be sure.
The sacrifice of innocent Israelite children was not truly Yahwistic
, according to the biblical texts.
Of special note in Hess's early chapters is an excursus on the Documentary Hypothesis of the Pentateuch in chapter 3, which illustrates his tendency to push back as far as possible in time the evidence for a Yahwistic
(37) The witnesses to the document include persons with West Semitic or Yahwistic
(5) The first portion, namely, Genesis 1:1-2:3, is usually taken as the later priestly account (P), whereas the second portion, Genesis 2:4-3:24, is understood as an earlier Yahwistic
It is the confidence authentic to the Yahwistic
Covenant that the foundational reality of the cosmos is Love, rather than the cold mathematics of a merely philosophical hypothesis or the chaos, violence, and celestial rivalries associated with the ancient pagan cults, in contrast to which the Hebrew people had taken their own stand in Faith.
The inscriptions cast new light not only on the Yahwistic
community in Samaria, he says, but also on the politics of the Ptolemaic and Seleucid rulers in the southern Levant after Alexander and before the Maccabaean revolt.
By now, biblical scholars are largely in agreement about the existence of four main traditions woven together in the Old Testament: the Yahwistic
, the Elohistic, the Priestly, and the Deuteronomic.
A discussion of the normate bias is found in the chapter entitled "The Normate Hermeneutic and Interpretations of Disability within the Yahwistic
Narratives," by Kerry H.
Second, each prophet bears a fine Yahwistic
name: according to BDB, "Jeremiah" means something like "YHWH loosens" or "YHWH exalts" (BDB 941), while "Hananiah" means "YHWH has been gracious" (BDB 337).