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Published: 02 March 2017

330 Pages


ISBN: 9780198785170

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Ethics in Ancient Israel

John Barton

  • Offers the first history of ethics in ancient Israel in English in modern times (as opposed to theological studies of biblical ethics for the modern believer)
  • Provides a missing chapter in the history of ethics, which is traditionally thought of as starting with the Greeks
  • Includes non-canonical material from Apocrypha, Pseudepigrapha, Dead Sea Scrolls