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a name for the God of the Old Testament as transliterated from the Hebrew consonants YHVH

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The lot fell to Jonah who explained that Jahweh was after him.
The God that is needed here is not the post-religious entity of Bonhoeffer, or Karl Barth's God who can only be known by what it is not; it is a God who combines the omnipotent warrior strength of the original Jahweh, with the idea of easy-to-reach access captured in the title of Judy Blume's 1970s novel, Are You There God?
(10) Gerhard von Rad expressed the radical prophetic judgment thus: "The old traditions said that Jahweh led Israel into her land, founded Zion, and established the throne of David, and this was sufficient.
Rosen notes that the Hebraic Jahweh creates the chaotic apeiron at the outset and then subdues her.
"I take it that Jahweh was little taken up with any of his creatures, except the people who inhabited the countries from which the Aryans came." (Cunninghame Graham 1981, 62)
It is the universal source, the oneness of all things: God, Jahweh, Allah, and the Buddah ...
/ this poem is unfinished, as are we all, / as is, for now, Jerusalem, holy home to Jahweh, Allah, God-- / for whom Solomon's stone equals Jesus' cross / equals Nizar bin Muhammad Nawar's vengeance-- / and whom we could not, would not kill / so we kill the messengers so that ours, in turn / will be killed / and we will pray for them / and we will pray for them / and we will pray."
What Moses added to the laws was deification under one god, Jahweh, to make them a stronger force in the lives of his fellow Israelites, who were in danger of reverting to idolatry.
Zionism was a colonizing and expansionist ideology and movement." To those Zionists who interpreted Genesis 15:18 literally, Jahweh had promised the children of Abraham all the land in between the Nile and Euphrates rivers--and even the secular Zionist majority, which clearly didn't believe in Jahweh, looked on this biblical promise as a useful unifying narrative.
In both the Abrahamic and Mosaic covenants, the granter was Jahweh. In both of these covenants, it was implicitly understood that the promise of the benefice would not fail; the Lord would keep his promises.
The Gnostic question-- Which of the great demiurges, Jahweh or Satan, animates and empowers the music?--still rings contentious across the Diaspora, wherever African musical forms have colonized religious and secular music.
The debate of Moses and Aaron represents the larger argument between Jahweh and his stiff-necked people.