This well-known phrase consciously interprets the defeat of the Armada (1588) as a mighty act of God. The phrase has a biblical background, but there are also parallels in other literature from the ancient Near East, for instance in the Hittite annals of Mursili II.
|Translated title of the contribution||YHWH blew and they were scattered|
|Title of host publication||Erinnern und Vergessen – Remembering and Forgetting|
|Subtitle of host publication||Essays über zwei theologische Grundvollzüge|
|Place of Publication||Leipzig|
|Publisher||Leipzig: Evangelische Verlagsanstalt|
|Number of pages||7|
|Publication status||Published - 1 Sept 2020|