Law and Narrative in the Bible and in Neighbouring Ancient by Klaus-Peter Adam,Friedrich Avemarie,Dorit Felsch,Nili Wazana

By Klaus-Peter Adam,Friedrich Avemarie,Dorit Felsch,Nili Wazana

legislation isn't just conveyed in codified clauses; it is usually featured as a pivotal subject in literary texts. present felony relationships can be sure the ancient or the fictive surroundings of a drama or a plot, narratives can propagate legislation or reveal their inherent difficulties. Literature can be utilized as a vital part of a method to enforce legally justified calls for, it could actually goal at correcting or maybe at denouncing criminal principles. The authors of this quantity research literary and useful texts from the bible, the traditional close to East, early Judaism and classical antiquity. They choose between the fields of constitutional legislation, litigation, family members legislations, estate and inheritance legislations, damages, punishment, privilege and maintenance.

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