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The Pivotal Characterization: Ancient Law as Non-Statutory Law

Joshua A. Berman

in Inconsistency in the Torah: Ancient Literary Convention and the Limits of Source Criticism

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190658809
eISBN:
9780190675295
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190658809.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Judaism, Religion in the Ancient World

Scholars of biblical law have long seen the inconsistencies among the law corpora of the Pentateuch as signs of schools and communities in conflict. This chapter offers an introductory foundation for ... More


Introduction: The Anglo-Jewish Community

Richard Bolchover

in British Jewry and the Holocaust: With a New Introduction: With a New Introduction

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774808
eISBN:
9781800340022
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774808.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter provides an overview of the Anglo-Jewish community. Anglo-Jewry, like other post-emancipatory Western Jewish communities, defined itself almost exclusively as a religious community. Its ... More


God as Liberator and the Slave: “Did not One form us both in the womb?”

James A. Diamond

in Jewish Theology Unbound

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780198805694
eISBN:
9780191843648
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198805694.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter offers a new approach to the moral quandary of the biblical sanctioning of slavery. The chapter argues that the Bible shapes its ideal view of slavery, not simply as deleterious to the ... More


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