Covenant & Polity in Biblical Israel: Biblical Foundations & Jewish Expressions
Transaction Publishers - 477 pages
In this first volume of a trilogy, Daniel J. Elazar addresses political uses of the idea of covenant, the tradition that has adhered to that idea, and the political arrangements that flow from it,
Among the topics covered are covenant as a political concept, the Bible as a political commentary, the post-biblical tradition, medieval covenant theory, and Jewish political culture.
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Covenant as a Political Concept
Covenant and the Origins of Political Society
The Bible and Political Life in Covenant
Torah Covenantal Teaching
Bereshith The Covenants of Creation
Fostering Civic Virtue
Joshuas Farewell Addresses
Judges The Reality?
The Alternate Model
Covenant and Kingdom Dealing with Fundamental Regime Change
The Institutionalized Federal Monarchy
Covenant as Judgment Law and Government
Covenant Applied Israelite Political Organization
Abraham and His Children Migration and Covenant
Federal versus Natural Man
Freedom and Covenant Exodus Sinai and Sefer Habrit
The Mosaic Polity What Else Happened at Sinai?
From Covenant to Constitution Deuteronomy
The Classic Biblical Utopia
Joshua Gods Federal Republic
The Postbiblical Tradition
Medieval Covenant Theory
Covenant and Polity in the Premodern Jewish Historical Experience
The Covenant Tradition in Modernity
The Covenant Idea and the Jewish Political Tradition A Summary Statement
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