A Law Book for the Diaspora: Revision in the Study of the by John Van Seters

By John Van Seters

the basis for all research of biblical legislation is the idea that the Covenant Code is the oldest criminal code within the Hebrew Bible and that every one different legislation are revisions of that code. This e-book units forth the novel speculation that these legislation within the covenant code which are just like Deuteronomy and the Holiness Code are in reality later than either one of those, and hence cannot be taken because the origin of Hebrew Law.

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