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Economic utopia of the Torah. Economic concepts of the Hebrew Bible interpreted according to the Rabbinical Literature

@inproceedings{Mangeloja2004EconomicUO,
  title={Economic utopia of the Torah. Economic concepts of the Hebrew Bible interpreted according to the Rabbinical Literature},
  author={Esa Mangeloja},
  year={2004}
}
Hebrew Bible offers alternative Economic utopia for building Theocratic society. In this paper, various economic concepts and themes are presented, as found in the Hebrew Bible. These economic concepts include taxation, property rights, labor market, social policy, banking, years of Sabbath and Jubilee, and business cycles. Most economic issues of the Bible are found in the texts of Torah, also known as five Books of Moses. These texts are analyzed by using classical Rabbinical commentaries for… Expand