People and Land in the Holiness Code

People and Land in the Holiness Code

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Through detailed exegesis of such notions as the sons of Israel, the resident alien, the call to holiness, the camp in the desert and the land as property of YHWH, a coherent conceptual structure underlying the presentation of the law in Leviticus 17-26 is uncovered.Note that in all these verses the covenant is defined not by reference to the human partner (as in ba#39;ritria#39;sonim) but, by the ... 10). 8^ It may be that P preferred the expression heqim Writ to kdrat Writ because it made it possible to accentuate theanbsp;...

Title:People and Land in the Holiness Code
Author:Jan Joosten
Publisher:BRILL - 1996


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