Ethics in Ancient Israel


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Ethics in Ancient Israel is a study of ethical thinking in ancient Israel from around the eighth to the second century BC. The evidence for this consists primarily of the Old Testament/ Hebrew Bible and Apocrypha, but also other ancient Jewish writings such as the Dead Sea Scrolls and various anonymous and pseudonymous texts from shortly before the New Testament period. Professor John Barton argues that there were several models for thinking about ethics, including a 'divine command' theory, something approximating to ...

Ethics in Ancient Israel 2017, Oxford University Press, Oxford

ISBN-13: 9780198785170


Ethics in Ancient Israel 2014, Oxford University Press, Oxford

ISBN-13: 9780199660438