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soc.culture.jewish FAQ: Torah and Halachic Authority (3/12)
Section - Question 3.3: Why, in the Tanakh, does G-d have so many Names?

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                                  Answer:
   
   Traditional Jews answer that each name represents a different aspect
   of G-d, similar (l'havdil) to the way the U.S. President is known as
   "President," "Commander-in-Chief," "Chief Executive," or "Mr.
   So-and-so" depending upon the role he's playing at the moment.
   
   ("L'havdil" denotes that the writer acknowledges a distinction between
   the sacred and the secular.)

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