Mediation and Immediacy in the Jewish Legal Tradition

15 Pages Posted: 29 Jun 2016

Date Written: June 26, 2016

Abstract

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

Suggested Citation

Jackson, Bernard, Mediation and Immediacy in the Jewish Legal Tradition (June 26, 2016). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2800819 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2800819

Bernard Jackson (Contact Author)

University of Manchester ( email )

No Address Available
United Kingdom

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