Faith, Learning and Justice in Alan Dershowitz's the Genesis of Justice: Toward a Proper Understanding of the Relationship between the Bible and Modern Justice
Jeffrey A. Brauch
Regent University - School of Law
Valparaiso University Law Review, Vol. 36, No. 1, 2001
The article reflects on Alan Dershowitz's book, The Genesis of Justice. Like the book, the article explores the relationship between the Bible, justice, and modern law. It discusses basic rules of interpretation that must be applied to the Bible if we are to draw proper conclusions related to the sources of justice. It then provides examples of both descriptive and normative integration of biblical principles, justice, and law.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 72
Keywords: Dershowitz, Genesis, justice, Bible, integration, law, normative, descriptive
Date posted: June 27, 2012