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Bearing Yhwh's Name at Sinai: A Reexamination of the Name Command of the Decalogue

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Bearing Yhwh's Name at Sinai: A Reexamination of the Name Command of the Decalogue - Imes, Carmen Joy
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The Name Command (NC) is usually interpreted as a prohibition against speaking Yhwh's name in a particular context: false oaths, wrongful pronunciation, irreverent worship, magical practices, cursing, false teaching, and the like. However, the NC lacks the contextual specification needed to support the command as speech related. Taking seriously the narrative context at Sinai and the closest lexical parallels, a different picture emerges-one animated by concrete rituals and their associated metaphorical concepts. The unique ...

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Bearing Yhwh's Name at Sinai: A Reexamination of the Name Command of the Decalogue 2018, Eisenbrauns, Indiana

ISBN-13: 9781575067728

Hardcover