Biblical Theology, Poverty, and Social Justice, Part 5

| February 8, 2013

In the last installment of this series, I directed readers to the short essay by J. Levenson, “Poverty and the State in Biblical Thought” (13 pp). Levenson is a Jewish biblical scholar and a favorite of mine. I think the article is important for helping us think about the relationship of the Israelite state to poverty […]

Taxation in Ancient Israel

| February 6, 2010

Pretty informative article. I came across it while prepping for a course I’m teaching at the local university next quarter (Ancient Cities). Technorati Tags: Israel, Old Testament, taxation, Tithing