Politics in the Hebrew Bible: God, Man, and Government (Hardcover)

Politics in the Hebrew Bible: God, Man, and Government By Matthew B. Schwartz, Kalman J. Kaplan Cover Image
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In Politics in the Hebrew Bible: God, Man, and Government, Kalman J. Kaplan and Matthew B. Schwartz offer a genre-straddling examination of the political themes in the Jewish Bible. By studying the political implications of 42 biblical stories (organized into the categories Social Order, Government and Leadership, Domestic Relations, Societal Relations, Morale and Mission, and Foreign Policy), the authors seek to discern a cohesive political viewpoint embodied by the Jewish Bible.

About the Author


Both Kalman J. Kaplan and Matthew B. Schwartz have published extensively in the field of Judaica. Currently, Matthew Schwartz teaches History at Wayne State University and Kal Kaplan is a Professor of Clinical Psychology, Department of Psychiatry, University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780765709851
ISBN-10: 0765709856
Publisher: Jason Aronson
Publication Date: September 5th, 2013
Pages: 218
Language: English