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What's Divine about Divine Law?

Early Perspectives

What's Divine about Divine Law?( )
Author: Hayes, Christine
Publication Date:Jul 2015
Publisher:Princeton University Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $39.50
Book Description:

How ancient thinkers grappled with competing conceptions of divine law

In the thousand years before the rise of Islam, two radically diverse conceptions of what it means to say that a law is divine confronted one another with a force that reverberates to the present. What's Divine about Divine Law? untangles the classical and biblical roots of the Western idea of divine law and shows how early adherents to biblical tradition--Hellenistic Jewish writers such as...
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Detailed Subjects: Religion / Judaism / Rituals & Practice
Religion / Judaism / Theology
Religion / Religion, Politics & State
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.967 x 9.399 x 1.25 Inches
Book Weight:1.562 Pounds

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