What are the names for God that are used in the Hebrew Bible?
There are many different names for God in the Hebrew Bible, or the Tanach.
What Is the Oldest Hebrew Bible?
The oldest Hebrew Bible texts are the Dead Sea Scrolls (c. 250 B.C.E.–115 C.E.), but the most nearly complete copies of the Hebrew Bible are codices from a thousand years ago. What happened in the period between these two discoveries? The Ashkar-Gilson Manuscript fills the gap in our knowledge of this interim period.
What Is the Function of Place in the Hebrew Bible?
Place is of central concern in the Hebrew Bible, and biblical authors used place to make sense of the past, present, and future as well as their relationship to God and neighbor.
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