Rabbinic Political Theory: Religion and Politics in the Mishnah

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In The Economics of the Mishnah Jacob Neusner showed how economics functioned as an active and generative ingredient in the system of the Mishnah. With this new study, Rabbinic Political Theory , he moves from the economics to the politics of the Mishnah, placing that politics in the broader context of ancient political theory. Neusner begins his study with a modification of Weber's categories for a theory of politics: myth, institutions, administration, passion, responsibility, and proportion. Detailing the Mishnah's ...

Rabbinic Political Theory: Religion and Politics in the Mishnah 1991, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226576510

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Rabbinic Political Theory: Religion and Politics in the Mishnah 1991, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

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