Covenant and Polity in Biblical Israel: Biblical Foundations and Jewish Expressions

Covenant and Polity in Biblical Israel: Biblical Foundations and Jewish Expressions

by Daniel J. Elazar

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Covenant and Polity in Biblical Israel: Biblical Foundations and Jewish Expressions by Daniel J. Elazar

In this first volume of a trilogy, Daniel J. Elazar addresses political uses of the idea of covenant, the tradition that has adhered to that idea, and the political arrangements that flow from it, Among the topics covered are covenant as a political concept, the Bible as a political commentary, the post-biblical tradition, medieval covenant theory, and Jewish political culture.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781560001515
Publisher: Transaction Publishers
Publication date: 01/01/1995
Series: The Covenant Tradition in Politics Ser. , #1
Pages: 477

About the Author

Daniel J. Elazar (1934-1999) was president of the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs, and professor of political science and director of the Center for the Study of Federalism at Temple University. His many books include the four-volume The Covenant Tradition in Politics (Transaction).

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