1st Edition

Covenant and Polity in Biblical Israel
Volume 1, Biblical Foundations and Jewish Expressions: Covenant Tradition in Politics

Edited By

Daniel Elazar






ISBN 9780765804525
Published May 31, 1998 by Routledge
496 Pages

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Book Description

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.