To Kill and Take Possession: Law, Morality, and Society in Biblical Stories

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The stories in the Bible present some of the most memorable approaches to justice ever described. In his fascinating book, To Kill and Take Possession, legal scholar Daniel Friedmann presents an innovative exploration of the legal, moral, and political aspects of some of the best-known and dramatic biblical tales.From God's judgment on Adam and Eve, to David and Goliath's "Trial by Combat," to the issues of matrimony, adultery, and polygamy raised in the story of Abraham and Sarah, Friedmann presents compelling insights on ...

To Kill and Take Possession: Law, Morality, and Society in Biblical Stories 2003, Hendrickson Publishers, Ada, MI

ISBN-13: 9780801046261

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To Kill and Take Possession: Law, Morality, and Society in Biblical Stories 2002, Hendrickson Publishers

ISBN-13: 9781565636415

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