Ethics in Ancient Israel (Book, 2017) []
skip to content
Ethics in Ancient Israel Preview this item
ClosePreview this item

Ethics in Ancient Israel

Author: John Barton
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2017. ©2014
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

This book considers ethical thinking in ancient Israel in the period from the 8th to the 2nd century BC.


(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

More like this

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...


Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Barton
ISBN: 9780198785170 0198785178
OCLC Number: 957240905
Description: viii, 316 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: Ethics in Ancient Israel --
A Historical Enquiry --
1. The Sources --
2. Moral Agents and Moral Patients --
3. Popular Morality, Custom, and Convention --
4. The Moral Order --
5. Obedience to God --
6. Virtue, Character, Moral Formation, and the Ends of Life --
7. Sin, Impurity, and Forgiveness --
8. The Consequences of Action --
9. Ethical Digests --
10. The Moral Character of God --
Conclusion: God and Moral Order in Ancient Israel.
Responsibility: John Barton.


Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

This wide-ranging contribution to the history of ancient thought deserves to stand alongside surveys of Greco-Roman moral philosophy as well as ethical studies of medieval and modern thinkers. * Read more...

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...


Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.