Walzer, Michael.

In God's shadow : politics in the Hebrew Bible / Michael Walzer. - New Haven : Yale University Press, c2012. - xxi, 232 p. ; 25 cm.

Includes bibliographical references (p. 213-226) and index.

The covenants -- The legal codes -- Conquest and holy war -- The rule of kings -- Prophets and their audience -- Prophecy and international politics -- Exile -- The priestly kingdom -- The politics of wisdom -- Messianism -- Where were the elders? -- Politics in the shadow.

Examines the laws, histories, prophecies, and wisdom of the ancient biblical writers and discusses their views on justice, hierarchy, war, the authority of kings and priests, and the experience of exile.

9780300180442 (alk. paper) 0300180446 (alk. paper)

2011044471

016048882 Uk


Bible.--Old Testament--Criticism, interpretation, etc.


Politics in the Bible.

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BS1199.P6 / W35 2012

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