Mediation and Immediacy in the Jewish Legal Tradition
15 Pages Posted: 29 Jun 2016
Date Written: June 26, 2016
English Abstract: Distinguishes different forms of divine justice in the Hebrew Bible and postbiblical Jewish sources according to the immediate or mediated form of divine activity, and suggests that the fundamental basis of the system is trust rather than truth.
Keywords: law, divine justice, Jewish law, semiotics
JEL Classification: K19
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