The invention of God /

Who invented God? When, why, and where? Thomas Romer seeks to answer these enigmatic questions about the deity of the great monotheisms Yhwh, God, or Allah by tracing Israelite beliefs and their context from the Bronze Age to the end of the Old Testament period in the third century BCE, in a masterp...

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Main Author: Römer, Thomas, 1955- (Author)
Other Authors: Geuss, Raymond (Translator)
Format: eBook
Language:English
French
Published:Cambridge, Massachusetts : Harvard University Press, 2015.
©2015
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245 1 4 |a The invention of God /  |c Thomas Römer ; translated by Raymond Geuss. 
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500 |a "Originally published in French as L'Invention de Dieu by Thomas Römer, illustrations by Fabian Pfitzmann, copyright © Éditions du Seuil, 2014"--Title page verso. 
505 0 |a The God of Israel and his name -- The geographic origin of Yhwh -- Moses and the Midianites -- How did Yhwh become the God of Israel? -- The entrance of Yhwh into Jerusalem -- The cult of Yhwh in Israel -- The cult of Yhwh in Judah -- The statue of Yhwh in Judah -- Yhwh and his Asherah -- The fall of Samaria and the rise of Judah -- The reform of Josiah -- From one God to the only God. 
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