Law, power, and justice in ancient Israel /

Using socio-anthropological theory and archaeological evidence, Knight argues that while the laws in the Hebrew Bible tend to reflect the interests of those in power, the majority of ancient Israelites--located in villages--developed their own unwritten customary laws to regulate behavior and resolv...

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Main Author: Knight, Douglas A., 1943-
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Louisville, Ky. : Westminster John Knox, c2011.
Edition:1st ed.
Series:Library of ancient Israel
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Location: Stacks (2nd floor: A - BS1192; 3rd floor: BS1192.5 - Z)

Call Number: BM520.3 .K635 2011
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