More Evidence of Polytheism in Early Judaism

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More Evidence of Polytheism in Early Judaism

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Fascinating subject loki

 

Think I'll look more into this. Love to know where all the threads started.


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if you're interested in

if you're interested in polytheism both active and latent in judaism throughout history, i strongly recommend the hebrew goddess by the hungarian jewish scholar raphael patai.  not only is it a very well done study, it's a thoroughly enjoyable read.

"I have never felt comfortable around people who talk about their feelings for Jesus, or any other deity for that matter, because they are usually none too bright. . . . Or maybe 'stupid' is a better way of saying it; but I have never seen much point in getting heavy with either stupid people or Jesus freaks, just as long as they don't bother me. In a world as weird and cruel as this one we have made for ourselves, I figure anybody who can find peace and personal happiness without ripping off somebody else deserves to be left alone. They will not inherit the earth, but then neither will I. . . . And I have learned to live, as it were, with the idea that I will never find peace and happiness, either. But as long as I know there's a pretty good chance I can get my hands on either one of them every once in a while, I do the best I can between high spots."
--Hunter S. Thompson


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Thanks iwbiek, I'll check it

Thanks iwbiek, I'll check it out!