[b-hebrew] Akhenaten and Hebrew religion

Tony Costa tmcos at rogers.com
Sat Jul 17 16:55:10 EDT 2004


Karl, wouldn't Akhentaten's religious convictions be more along the lines of
henotheism rather than monotheism?

Tony Costa

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Karl Randolph" <kwrandolph at email.com>
To: "Hebrew" <b-hebrew at lists.ibiblio.org>
Sent: Saturday, July 17, 2004 4:35 PM
Subject: Re: [b-hebrew] Akhenaten and Hebrew religion


> Years ago I heard that Akhenaton's grandmother, mother and at least one of
his wives was a treaty bride from a Semitic area. Not all Semites were
polytheists. Is there any truth to this claim? If so, could Akhenaton have
gotten his monotheism from Semitic sources?
>
> Karl W. Randolph.




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