The birth of monotheism; the rise and disappearance of Yahwism.9781880317990
The birth of monotheism monotheism (mŏn`əthēĭzəm) [Gr.,=belief in one God], in religion, a belief in one personal god. In practice, monotheistic religion tends to stress the existence of one personal god that unifies the universe. ; the rise and disappearance of Yahwism.
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It was during the Israelite captivity in Babylon that Lemaire (Hebrew and Aramaic philology phi·lol·o·gy
1. Literary study or classical scholarship.
2. See historical linguistics.
[Middle English philologie, from Latin philologia, love of learning and epigraphy epigraphy: see inscription. , Ecole Pratiques des Hautes Etudes, Sorbonne) places the appearance of the monotheism of biblical tradition. Before that, he says, Yahwism was monolatrous--worshiping one deity without denying the existence of others. He explains that the development of monotheistic Yahwism did not stop with Deutero-Isaiah, but took a long time to become common in practice, and disappeared forever when Romans destroyed the Jerusalem Temple in 70 C.E. No publication data is provided for the original Naissance du monotheisme. There is no index.
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