Journals Higher Education

$95.00

Hardcover

03 November 2010

584 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199759217


Also Available As:

Ebook


Also Available In:


Bookseller Code (06)

Companion website

God, Justice, and Society

Aspects of Law and Legality in the Bible

Jonathan Burnside

  • Explores the subject of biblical law, which is foundational for understanding Western civilization and the history of Western law
  • Discusses how biblical law works in relation to different areas including the environment, property, social welfare, homicide, theft, and marriage
  • Challenges popular misunderstandings about the story of Mount Sinai and the giving of the Ten Commandments, as well as the interpretation of specific verses such as "an eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth"
Share:

Also of Interest