What's divine about divine law? : early perspectives /

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...

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Main Author: Hayes, Christine Elizabeth
Format: Book
Published: Princeton, New Jersey : Princeton University Press, [2015]
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Table of Contents:
  • Biblical discourses of divine law
  • Greco-Roman discourses of law
  • Bridging the gap: divine law in Hellenistic and Second temple Jewish sources
  • Minding the gap: Paul
  • The "truth" about Torah
  • The (ir)rationality of Torah
  • The flexibility of Torah
  • Natural law in Rabbinic sources?