Understanding YHWHUnderstanding YHWH

Understanding YHWH
Author : Hillel Ben-Sasson
Publisher : Springer Nature
Total Pages : 304
Release : 2019-12-11
ISBN 10 : 9783030323127
ISBN 13 : 3030323129
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


This book unlocks the Jewish theology of YHWH in three central stages of Jewish thought: the Hebrew bible, rabbinic literature, and medieval philosophy and mysticism. Providing a single conceptual key adapted from the philosophical debate on proper names, the book paints a dynamic picture of YHWH’s meanings over a spectrum of periods and genres, portraying an evolving interaction between two theological motivations: the wish to speak about God and the wish to speak to Him. Through this investigation, the book shows how Jews interpreted God's name in attempt to map the human-God relation, and to determine the measure of possibility for believers to realize a divine presence in their midst, through language.

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