The Law of God: The Philosophical History of an Idea

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The law of God: these words conjure an image of Moses breaking the tablets at Mount Sinai, but the history of the alliance between law and divinity is so much longer, and its scope so much broader, than a single Judeo-Christian scene can possibly suggest. In his stunningly ambitious new history, Remi Brague goes back three thousand years to trace this idea of divine law in the West from prehistoric religions to modern times-giving new depth to today's discussions about the role of God in worldly affairs. Brague masterfully ...

The Law of God: The Philosophical History of an Idea 2008, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226070797

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The Law of God: The Philosophical History of an Idea 2007, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226070780

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