Daily Archives: May 26, 2011

Crusemann on Mosaic Courts, Deuteronomistic Additions to the Cultic Decalogue, and Unjust Mishpatim

For my write-up today of Frank Crusemann’s The Torah: Theology and Social History of Old Testament Law, I have three items: 1.  On page 107, Crusemann states: “There probably was a Mosaically legitimized institution during the monarchic period that made … Continue reading

Posted in Bible, Isaiah, Religion

Mowinckel on Psalm 82

In Psalm 82, the topic is God’s judgment of the unjust gods of the divine assembly.  What is the setting for these Psalms? I looked up what Sigmund Mowinckel said on Psalm 82 in The Psalms in Israel’s Worship, and … Continue reading

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