Homicide in the Biblical World

Homicide in the Biblical World

Pamela Barmash

Language: English

Pages: 270

ISBN: 0521547733

Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub


Analyzing the treatment of homicide in the Hebrew Bible, this study demonstrates that it is directly linked to the social structure and religion of ancient Israel. Pamela Barmash reconstructs biblical law from both legal texts and narrative texts and analyzes the law collections and documents of actual legal cases from the ancient Near East.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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