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Ethics in Ancient Israel

Author: John Barton
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2017. ©2014
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book considers ethical thinking in ancient Israel in the period from the 8th to the 2nd century BC.

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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.

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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...

 
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