Law, Power, and Justice in Ancient Israel Hardback
by Douglas A. Knight;
In Stock - Usually dispatched within 24 hours
Price and PurchaseOffer price: £25.88 Free UK Delivery Go to Basket
If you're buying for a church, school or business, why not Buy Now Pay Later?Find Out More
Law, Power, and Justice in Ancient Israel
Full Product Description
Law, Power, and Justice in Ancient Israel by Douglas A. Knight was published by Westminster John Knox in August 2011. The ISBN for Law, Power, and Justice in Ancient Israel is 9780664221447.
Reviews of Law, Power, and Justice in Ancient Israel
Customer reviews and testimonials Write a review
Law, Power and Justice In Ancient IsraelIan Gibbs, via The Good Book Stall
The author’s aim is to describe law as it was understood and practised in ‘Ancient Israel,’ but making a distinction between that law and the law as described in the Old Testament texts. He describes his method of reconstructing Israelite law as ‘triangulation.’ By using ancient texts, evidence from neighbouring cultures and history recoverable from the findings of archaeology, triangulation may be achieved. The reader will have to judge whether this approach works, and whether law among the Israelites emerges with any certainty from the application of these principles. Nevertheless, it all makes for a most stimulating read in what must be for many, unfamiliar territory.
Got a question? No problem! Just click here to ask us about Law, Power, and Justice in Ancient Israel.
Details for Law, Power, and Justice in Ancient Israel
|Author / Artist||Douglas A. Knight|
|Publisher||Westminster John Knox (August 2011)|
|Number of Pages||328|
|Page last updated||13th September 2017|