Journals Higher Education



Published: 25 September 2008

264 Pages | 5 halftones


ISBN: 9780195374704

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How the Bible Broke with Ancient Political Thought

Joshua A Berman

  • This is the first book-length study to explore the Hebrew Bible, and specifically the Pentateuch, as a coherent book of political philosophy
  • Invokes parallels from the modern period as heuristic devices to illuminate ancient developments
  • Examines the Hebrew Bible from a novel perspective - as a document of social and political thought

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