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The Laws of Yahweh: A Handbook of Biblical Law

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In this important book that will be a unique addition to the reference shelf of Bible students of all levels, author William Doorly has provided lists of the laws found in the Old Testament, with explanatory background on each of the lists.

The Laws of Yahweh contains separate essays presenting a literary analysis of the content of the four ...

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Overview

In this important book that will be a unique addition to the reference shelf of Bible students of all levels, author William Doorly has provided lists of the laws found in the Old Testament, with explanatory background on each of the lists.

The Laws of Yahweh contains separate essays presenting a literary analysis of the content of the four distinct law collections :

  • The Covenant Code
  • The Deuteronomic Code
  • The Holiness Code
  • The Priestly Code
Following the essays is a listing of the 613 laws of Rabbinic tradition, supplemental essays, suggestions for further reading, and an index by key words of all the laws of the Torah.

This noteworthy book is:

  • a fundamental resource on biblical law.
  • valuable for both professional and personal use.
  • exceptionally reader-friendly.

About the Author:
William J. Doorly, who holds a D.Min. degree from Lancaster Seminary, is adjunct professor of the Bible at Newmann College in Aston, Pennsylvania. This is his 6th book for Paulist PressTM.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780809140374
  • Publisher: Paulist Press
  • Publication date: 5/1/2002
  • Pages: 192
  • Sales rank: 978,692
  • Product dimensions: 8.90 (w) x 6.00 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1 The Religion of Judah Becomes Preoccupied with Law 1
Ch. 2 The Covenant Code: Exodus 20:22-23:19 7
Ch. 3 The Law Code of Deuteronomy: Deuteronomy 12-26 27
Ch. 4 The Holiness Code: Leviticus 17-26 47
Ch. 5 The Priestly Code 63
Ch. 6 The Rabbinical Tradition of 613 Laws 80
Ch. 7 The Decalogues of the Torah 100
Ch. 8 The Administration of Justice in Ancient Israel 110
Ch. 9 The Laws of the Ancient Near East 117
Ch. 10 Oh, How I Love Your Law! 123
Appendix: Laws in the Book of Genesis 127
Notes 134
For Further Reading 149
An Index to the Laws of the Torah 151
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