Taxation in the Bible
Oxford Encyclopedia of the Bible and Law, Forthcoming
12 Pages Posted: 20 Nov 2012
Date Written: November 20, 2012
Given the range of biblical references, contested issues of sources and dating, and limited information about legal institutions and social practices, conclusions about taxation in the Bible must be drawn with caution. The available information, however, suggests that taxation was an important aspect of public administration in biblical Israel.
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