Jesus and Yahweh

Jesus and Yahweh

The Names Divine

Book - 2005
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Publisher: New York : Riverhead Books, c2005
ISBN: 9781573223225
1573223220
Branch Call Number: 232 .906 BLO
Characteristics: 238 p. ;,24 cm

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Alex_Ramirez
May 11, 2016

As much as I have read from this book, which is not much the author seems to have some kind of resentment towards Christianity, but not only that, to Judaism, his own heritage, as well. For some reason he keeps comparing The Hebrew God, and Christ, with characters from Greek mythology, and wise Greek men, like Socrates and Plato. He, however has an argument about the understanding of these two beings, depending on who you are asking. Something that too be has been obvious since many years ago. I, too, have attacked some Theological ideas and perceptions, so I am not against the writer, but nor in favor. The intrepatations that organizations and individuals have given to the Divine Names, is for the most part malfounded, or with a second purpose behind, as in was the case of the Catholic Church in times past. I would not know how to settle this if I was in charge of doing so, I have my own ideasa and interpretations, and I can't be sure they are the correct ones. I am no expert in the matter, but so weren't the ones who had, in the past, set the rules for christians to follow.
True, that we can't trust the texts that we posses, for we are not certain that they are accurate, though, they are full of extraordinary insight. And one can't help but to wonder, if they are indeed from Divine inspiration. Though, the book we regard as the Holy Scriptures, the Bible, Is compose of two main parts, the Old and the New Testaments. Which of the two carries more authority? that too, depends on the religiuos sect or individual we are asking.
As much as I can tell, there is no true religion this far.

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