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Canaan

Canaan

Early Israelite Religion – Not only YHWH

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http://theophyle.wordpress.com
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Theophyle
Original Date
May 11, 2009

The Book of Judges reflects considerable diversity in the premonarchical religion of Israel, and this is confirmed by archaeology. The final editors of the Hebrew Bible (OT) had a rather idealistic view of religious conditions—the Levites led the other tribes in the worship of Yahweh, which contrasted sharply with the idolatry of the Canaanites. Once we get behind the editorial framework of the compilers, however, we find a far more complex situation.

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