Dylan R. Johnson

Sovereign Authority and the Elaboration of Law in the Bible and the Ancient Near East

[Souveräne Autorität und die Ausarbeitung des Rechts in der Bibel und im Vorderen Orient.]
2020. XVI, 367 pages.
DOI 10.1628/978-3-16-159510-3
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In this comparative law analysis, Dylan R. Johnson examines how scribes in the Bible and the ancient Near East defined the concepts of sovereignty without a self-reflective legal doctrine. The author outlines how to read the divine law of the Hebrew Bible as part of the broader cultural background of the ancient Near East.

Forschungen zum Alten Testament 2. Reihe (FAT II)