User talk:69.85.216.188

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Hi. You've been inserting the name "Yahweh" in place of God. Is there a reason for this? -Stevertigo (t | c) 04:20, 11 July 2012 (UTC)

You wrote: "The instances where "God" was changed to "Yahweh" refer exclusively to the Judeo-Christian god, so the switch was made to reflect that." - Yahweh is not the common name for God in Judeo-Christian terms, "God" is. You wrote: "Considering there are other conceptions of gods, many of which go by "God" in everyday conversation amongst sharers of such conceptions, the change is intended to eliminate vagueness and establish a neutral point of view. - There is no "vagueness" in using "God." On the other hand "Yahweh" is a name used by a limited number of Christians, as a vocalization of YHVH, which is not actually vocalized in Hebrew, the source language. So the vocalization of YHVH is controversial, and this criticism applies to both Yahweh and Yehovah. Hence we can't use these names outside of their limited contexts. -Stevertigo (t | c) 05:28, 11 July 2012 (UTC)