The Ethics of the Hebrew Bible

  title={The Ethics of the Hebrew Bible},
  author={E. Davies},
  journal={Transformation: An International Journal of Holistic Mission Studies},
  pages={110 - 114}
  • E. Davies
  • Published 2007
  • Philosophy
  • Transformation: An International Journal of Holistic Mission Studies
  • Several of the narratives contained in the Hebrew Bible raise profound ethical questions, and moral issues frequently recur in the sayings of the wise and in various passages in the Psalms. Consequently, the Bible seemed staunchly to resist any attempt to subject it to a tidy, systematic treatment, and some scholars were forced to concede that the writing of an ‘ethics of the Hebrew Bible’ was an impractical, if not impossible, task. In this brief survey, the author outlines some of the… CONTINUE READING
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