Love and Joy: Law, Language, and Religion in Ancient Israel

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Love and Joy: Law, Language, and Religion in Ancient Israel - Muffs, Yochanan, and Jacobsen, Thorkild

This work studies the interplay of figurative language, law and religious thought in the Bible and Near Eastern cultures. Topics covered include: love and joy as metaphors; the laws of war in ancient Israel; and the figurative nature of legal language.

Love and Joy: Law, Language, and Religion in Ancient Israel 1995, Harvard University Press

ISBN-13: 9780674539327

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