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[yah-wiz-uh m]
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  1. the worship of Yahweh or the religious system based on such worship.
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Also Yahvism [yah-viz-uh m] /ˈyɑ vɪz əm/, Jahvism, Jahwism.

Origin of Yahwism

First recorded in 1865–70; Yahw(eh) + -ism
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  • But Yahwism, like Islam, had its sects and tendencies, and the opponents to the stricter ritualism always had followers.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 15, Slice 4


British Dictionary definitions for yahwism


Jahwism Yahvism or Jahvism (ˈjɑːvɪzəm)

  1. the use of the name Yahweh, esp in parts of the Old Testament, as the personal name of God
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