[b-hebrew] YHWH pronunciation
segall at umich.edu
Thu Jul 28 12:17:51 EDT 2005
If the information about the bible were transmitted to the Cherokees by
missionaries, one would expect that somewhere in these legends there would
be some mention of Jesus. However, Jesus is completely absent from any of
the ancient legends of the Cherokees, only legends similar to those in the
Torah are present.
On Thu, 28 Jul 2005, Yitzhak Sapir wrote:
> The above theory is apparently related to: http://www.cherokeenationmexico.com/
> and: http://www.museumofhoaxes.com/hoax/weblog/permalink/bat_creek_stone/
> While various sites note that the "chief diety" of the Cherokee is
> "Yo-wah or Ye-ho-waah"
> this chief diety is curiously absent from "Myths of the Cherokee", a
> document from the
> 1890s: http://www.sacred-texts.com/nam/cher/motc/index.htm This document does
> have reference to other dieties which are mentioned in some other
> sites about the
> Cherokee religion, such as: http://www.sacred-texts.com/nam/cher/motc/index.htm
> It appears to me that "Yo-wah" or "Ye-ho-waah" is the work of some missionary.
> Yitzhak Sapir
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