Corpus ID: 198181003

Are Yahweh and El Distinct Deities in Deut. 32:8-9 and Psalm 82?

@inproceedings{Heiser2006AreYA,
  title={Are Yahweh and El Distinct Deities in Deut. 32:8-9 and Psalm 82?},
  author={Michael S. Heiser},
  year={2006}
}
The polytheistic nature of pre-exilic Israelite religion and Israel’s gradual evolution toward monotheism are taken as axiomatic in current biblical scholarship. This evolution, according to the consensus view, was achieved through the zealous commitment of Israelite scribes who edited and reworked the Hebrew Bible to reflect emerging monotheism and to compel the laity to embrace the idea. One specific feature of Israelite religion offered as proof of this development is the divine council… Expand
3 Citations
You've Seen on Elohim , You've Seen Them All? A Critique of Mormonism's Use of Psalm 82
You’ve Seen One Elohim, You’ve Seen Them All? A Critique of Mormonism’s Use of Psalm 82 Over the course of the last eight years I have read several papers dealing in one way or another with thatExpand
Israel's Divine Council, Mormonism, and Evangelicalism: Clarifying the Issues and Directions for Future Study
Israel’s Divine Council, Mormonism, and Evangelicalism: Clarifying the Issues and Directions for Future Study I wish to thank Daniel C. Peterson, editor of the FARMS Review, both for his graciousExpand
Deus na assembleia dos deuses: politeísmo no salmo 82?
Most of the annotators on Psalm 82 understand the reference to God in the second part of the verse as plural, meaning gods, and that reference is to the moment in which the God of Israel takes theExpand

References

SHOWING 1-2 OF 2 REFERENCES
, " Elyon , " DDD , 296 . 28 J . Luyten , “ Primeval and Eschatological Overtones in the Song of Moses ( Dt 32 , 1 - 43 ) , ” in
  • , " Elyon , " in Dictionary of Deities and Demons in the Bible , 2 nd rev
  • 1999
) , 276 ; N . Wyatt , " Titles of the Ugaritic Storm - God
  • Ugarit Forschungen
  • 1992