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Author Westbrook, Raymond.
Title Property and the family in biblical law / Raymond Westbrook.
Imprint Sheffield, Eng. : JSOT Press, [1991]
©1991

Series Journal for the study of the Old Testament. Supplement series ; 113
Journal for the study of the Old Testament. Supplement series ; 113.
Subject Property (Jewish law)
Domestic relations (Jewish law)
Jewish law.
Christianity Scriptures Special subjects Law
Series Journal for the study of the Old Testament. Supplement series ; 113
Journal for the study of the Old Testament. Supplement series ; 113.
Subject Property (Jewish law)
Domestic relations (Jewish law)
Jewish law.
Christianity Scriptures Special subjects Law
Description 1 online resource (177 pages).
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 165-170) and indexes.
Contents Preface; Abbreviations; INTRODUCTION; Chapter 1 PURCHASE OF THE CAVE OF MACHPELAH; Chapter 2 JUBILEE LAWS; Chapter 3 REDEMPTION OF LAND; Chapter 4 THE LAW OF THE BIBLICAL LEVIRATE; Chapter 5 THE PRICE FACTOR IN THE REDEMPTION OF LAND; Chapter 6 UNDIVIDED INHERITANCE; Chapter 7 THE DOWRY; Bibliography; Index of References; Index of Authors.
Summary Biblical property law was concerned less with the efficient use and transfer of commercial assets than with protecting the rights of the family to the sources of their economic survival. This important collection of essays explores the legal link between property and family in the Bible, whether through the general law of inheritance or through special institutions such as redemption, the levirate and the sabbatical and jubilee years. It brings together the author's existing contributions, previously published in disparate law journals, to which have been added several unpublished studies and.
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ISBN 9780567607560 (electronic bk.)
0567607569 (electronic bk.)
1850752710
9781850752714
OCLC # 603552937
Additional Format Print version: Westbrook, Raymond. Property and the family in biblical law. Sheffield, Eng. : JSOT Press, ©1991 (OCoLC)24679447