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In God's Shadow: Politics in the Hebrew Bible

Michael Walzer
Format
Book
Published
New Haven : Yale University Press, c2012.
Language
English
ISBN
9780300180442 (alk. paper), 0300180446 (alk. paper)
Summary
Examines the laws, histories, prophecies, and wisdom of the ancient biblical writers and discusses their views on justice, hierarchy, war, the authority of kings and priests, and the experience of exile.
Contents
  • The covenants
  • The legal codes
  • Conquest and holy war
  • The rule of kings
  • Prophets and their audience
  • Prophecy and international politics
  • Exile
  • The priestly kingdom
  • The politics of wisdom
  • Messianism
  • Where were the elders?
  • Politics in the shadow.
Description
xxi, 232 p. ; 25 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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