God, the Early Years: A Brief History of God in the Rise of Judaism, Christianity and Islam

Presenter: Nicole Ruane

Do the three major monotheistic religions worship the same deity? Nicole Ruane traces the rise of the deity who comes to be known as The Lord, God the Father, and Allah from his earliest form as a young god (known as Yah, Yahu or Yahweh) in the area of Syria-Palestine, later merged with the father deity of the local pantheon known as El, and on across the Middle East and through the centuries. Judaism, Christianity, and Islam spread knowledge of this deity, in his various forms, throughout the world. The program will end by examining the question of whether these three religions worship the same deity or whether their understandings of the divine are sufficiently different that they refer to different gods. This program is only available as an in-person or online presentation. 

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Tuesday, December 13, 2022 7:00pm


Pease Public Library
1 Russell Street
Plymouth NH 03264

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