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Author Hiers, Richard H.

Title Justice and compassion in biblical law / Richard H. Hiers
Published New York, N.Y. : Continuum, 2009
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 243 pages)
Contents Biblical contract law and biblical tort law -- Transfer of property by inheritance and bequest -- Biblical trial scenes -- Impartial judgment and equal protection of the laws -- Capital offenses -- Due process protections -- Criminal law in the Bible and contemporary application -- Biblical social welfare legislation -- Biblical social welfare laws and modern social welfare policy
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Notes Print version record
Subject Bible and law.
Christianity and justice.
Compassion -- Religious aspects -- Christianity
Compassion -- Religious aspects -- Judaism
Jewish law.
Justice, Administration of, in the Bible.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0567024180 (electronic bk.)
9780567024183 (electronic bk.)