From Charity to Social Justice: The Emergence of Communal Institutions for the Support of the Poor in Ancient Judaism, 1st Edition (e-Book) book cover

From Charity to Social Justice

The Emergence of Communal Institutions for the Support of the Poor in Ancient Judaism, 1st Edition

By Frank M. Loewenberg

Routledge

222 pages

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This work explores the Jewish sources of philanthropic institutions in the Western world, a focus that has long been ignored by those who have focused their interest on the Greco-Roman culture. The author explores the possibility of Jewish influence on early Christian charities.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
REL040000
RELIGION / Judaism / General
SOC026000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General