Punishment Jewish Law Books
Books con argomento Punishment Jewish Law
Legal Revision and Religious Renewal in Ancient Israel
Levinson Bernard M.
edizioni Cambridge Univ Pr collana (Hardcover), 2008
This book examines the doctrine of transgenerational punishment found in the Decalogue-that is, the idea that God punishes sinners vicariously and extends the punishment due them to three or four generations of their progeny. Though it was "God-given" law, the unfairness of punishing innocent people merely for being...