Season 2: Episode 31
How Yahweh Became God
Date Aired: 09/03/2023
How did a (lowercase) god named Yahweh from the pantheon of the ancient Edomites become the one and only (uppercase) God of Judaism, Christianity and Islam? It’s a fascinating story that calls into question just how monotheistic the ancient Israelites really were… For this episode, Helen and Dave are joined by Francesca Stavrakopoulou, professor of Hebrew Bible and Ancient Religion at the University of Exeter, and author of the award-winning book, God: An Anatomy.
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