Only One God? Monotheism in Ancient Israel and the Veneration of the Goddess Asherah

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  • 232 pages
  • Only One God? Monotheism in Ancient Israel and the Veneration of the Goddess Asherah
  • Bob Becking
  • English
  • 05 September 2017
  • 1841271993

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Only One God? Monotheism in Ancient Israel and the Veneration of the Goddess Asherah The view of ancient Israelite religion as monotheistic has long been traditional in Judaism, Christianity and Islam, religions that have elaborated in their own way the biblical image of a single male deity But recent archaeological findings of texts and images from the Iron Age kingdoms of Israel and Judah and their neighbourhood offer a quite different impression Two issues in particular raised by these are the existence of a female consort, Asherah, and the implication for monotheism and the proliferation of pictorial representations that may contradict the biblical ban on images Was the religion of ancient Israel really as the Bible would have us believe This volume provides a comprehensive introduction to these issues, presenting the relevant inscriptions and discussing their possible impact for Israelite monotheism, the role of women in the cult, and biblical theology. New Read [ Only One God? Monotheism in Ancient Israel and the Veneration of the Goddess Asherah ] author [ Bob Becking ] – johndore.co.uk

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10 thoughts on “Only One God? Monotheism in Ancient Israel and the Veneration of the Goddess Asherah

  1. Joanna says:

    The quality of the various authors varies a bit but, on the whole, this is a fascinating discussion of the reality of Ancient Israelite religion, as based on archaeological evidence, in contrast to the picture presen...