The Divine Name in Norway

Church of Rødenes

The church of Rødenes is dated from the year 1230. The altarpiece is from around 1720. On top of the altarpiece the name of God is...

Kragerø

At the church of Kragerø there is an old bible lying in front of the altar. This Bible is printed in Copenhagen in 1633, and this...

Kongsberg

At the Royal Mint Museum of Norway, which is located in Kongsberg, there are exhibited two coins from the time of king Christian the 4th. They...

Høvåg

The church of Høvåg has an altarpiece with the theme “resurrection”. Here, the name Jehovah is written with Hebrew letters.

Hvaler

The church of Hvaler is situated outermost on the islands of Hvaler. This is one of the oldest stone churches in Norway. Here you can clearly...

Grimstad

In the chapel of Fjære you will find a painting where you can see the tetragrammaton.

Giske

The church of Giske has an altarpiece from 1756 CE. This altarpiece has a sun in its midst where the tetragrammaton YHWH is written.

Fredrikstad, old Glemmen church

Olg Glemmen church in Fredrikstad is the oldest building in Fredrikstad. On top of the altarpiece you may see God’s name written with Hebrew letters –...

Fredrikstad, Borge church

The Borge church by Fredrikstad kommune is dated from the year 1861, but the altarpiece if from 1743. On top of the altarpiece the name of...

Flekkefjord

At the church in Flekkefjord, you may see the tetragrammaton by the main entrance.