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David C. Flatto
Affiliation:
Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Benjamin Porat
Affiliation:
Hebrew University of Jerusalem

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Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Print publication year: 2022

Contents

  1. List of Contributors

  2. Introduction

    David C. Flatto and Benjamin Porat

  3. ASanctification and Secularization

    1. 1Desanctification of Law and the Problem of Absolutes

      Jeremy Waldron

    2. 2The Paradox of Human Rights Discourse and the Jewish Legal Tradition

      Suzanne Last Stone

    3. 3Sovereign ImaginariesVisualizing the Sacred Foundation of Law’s Authority

      Richard K. Sherwin

  4. BLegal-Religious Language

    1. 4Dat: From Law to ReligionThe Transformation of a Formative Term in Modern Times

      Abraham Melamed

    2. 5Law As Religion, Religion As LawHalakhah from a Semiotic Point of View

      Bernard S. Jackson

    3. 6Canonicity As a Defining Feature of Legal and Religious DiscourseA Programmatic Essay

      Daniel Reifman

  5. CLegal-Theological Roots

    1. 7Exceptional GraceReligion As the Sovereign Suspension of Law

      Robert A. Yelle

    2. 8A Bad Man Theory of Religious Law (Numbers 15:30–31 and Its Afterlife)

      David C. Flatto

    3. 9Soviet Law and Political Religion

      Dmytro Vovk

    4. 10International Law as Evangelism

      Kevin Crow

  6. DReligious Conceptions of Law

    1. 11“Enjoin Them upon Your Children to Keep” (Deuteronomy 32:46)Law as Commandment and Legacy, or, Robert Cover Meets Midrash

      Steven D. Fraade

    2. 12“Between Man and God” and “Between Man and His Fellow”Categories in Polemical Context

      Itzhak Brand

    3. 13Christian Feasts and Administration of Roman Justice in Late Antiquity

      Silvia Schiavo

  7. ELaw in Formation: Religious Perspectives

    1. 14Law as a Problematic Aspect of ReligionPaul’s Skepticism in a Broader Jewish Context

      Serge Ruzer

    2. 15When Law Meets TheologyLegality and Revelation in the Jewish, Islamic, and Zoroastrian Traditions in the Abbasid Period

      Yishai Kiel

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  • Contents
  • Edited by David C. Flatto, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Benjamin Porat, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
  • Book: Law as Religion, Religion as Law
  • Online publication: 11 August 2022
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  • Contents
  • Edited by David C. Flatto, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Benjamin Porat, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
  • Book: Law as Religion, Religion as Law
  • Online publication: 11 August 2022
Available formats
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