First Impressions # 92: Christine Hayes on the Nature of Divine Law

Joseph Ryan Kelly October 4, 2016 0

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Christine Hayes, What’s Divine about Divine Law? Early Perspectives, Princeton University Press, 432 pages, $27.95.

Greco-Roman conceptions of divine and human law forced Judaism to examine and debate the divine identity of Mosaic law. In this special extended edition of First Impressions, Joseph Ryan Kelly talks with Christine Hayes, the Robert F. and Patricia Ross Weis Professor of Religious Studies in classical Judaica at Yale University about her new book What’s Divine about Divine Law? Early Perspectives.

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