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  • Other parallels, however, cannot be attributed to these sources, such as parallels in Biblical exegesis, in particular verses that relate to the doctrine of angels, their interpretation of the term elohim and of the terms tselem and demut in Gen. Other shared characteristics concern the general framework and the intended audience: both works seek to guide Jews who are confused in their traditional belief as a result of the study of philosophy.

    Abraham Ibn Daud

  • Hmm…if elohim translates as something like “divinity” (a mass noun), then yes; but if it means “god” (a count noun), then we’re not quite there yet.

    From The Archives: God is a Mystery, not an Explanation

  • So, in a sense, all that we mean by "universe" really was encompassed within the Hebrew term elohim, the deity.

    From The Archives: God is a Mystery, not an Explanation

  • If you enjoy history and such, you might want to research pre-Abrahamic Judaism, the word elohim, or "The Other People", or the battles of the Persians that barely defeated Zoroastrianism.

    waterdiluted Diary Entry

  • It's a really well written vampie book, but there's a "elohim" in the book named "Lucien," and my Biblical radar went up .... an angel named Lucifer, perhaps?

    Day in the Life of an Idiot

  • Video & Online Games to the atheists on here who became atheists after a long time as a christian? is it true that "elohim" is plural and means "those who came from the sky?"? en Español

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  • Rabbi Akiva insists on "Love your neighbor as yourself" Leviticus 19:18 while Ben Azzai holds that the assertion in Genesis that every human being is created in God's image, b'tzelem elohim, is more critical.

    Rabbi Rachel Kahn-Troster: Choose Our Highest Values, Reject Fear

  • Wayne @ 88: Even the Bible talks of this pantheon in Deuteronomy when it talks of The Most High (El) and the sons were called elohim which means sons of El. It seems the more complicated a religion is, or is made to be, the better its chances of popular success (divide and conquer?).

    Think Progress » GOP Lawmakers Use Christian Hate Radio To Concoct Conspiracies, Build Opposition To Health Reform

  • Even the Bible talks of this pantheon in Deuteronomy when it talks of The Most High (El) and the sons were called elohim which means sons of El. But most people are content with just letting the preacher tell them what to think on Sunday morning rather than discovering the truth for themselves.

    Think Progress » GOP Lawmakers Use Christian Hate Radio To Concoct Conspiracies, Build Opposition To Health Reform

  • January 6, 2009 at 12: 30 pm too true … but allah, or elohim, will guide us. yaron says:

    jhvh is the enemy of god and man

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  • the female/male quality of God, ruler, angel, God united with Shekinah

    July 22, 2009