Non-Retaliation in Early Jewish and New Testament Texts

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This study examines the varieties and continuities of ethical exhortations and ideals in the Jewish and Christian traditions (c. 200 BCE-100 CE) that fall under the rubric of non-retaliation. One of the principal conclusions of this thought-provoking work is that a critical factor in determining the shape of non-retaliatory ethics is whether the exhortation is applied to relations within the local and/or elect community or to relations with oppressors of the elect community. It becomes apparent also that the non-retaliatory ...

Non-Retaliation in Early Jewish and New Testament Texts 1993, T & T Clark International

ISBN-13: 9781850753896

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