Divine Law and Community Boundaries in Jewish Antiquity

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In late antiquity, two radically distinct conceptions of divine law—Greek natural law grounded in reason and biblical law grounded in revelation—confronted one another with a force that reverberates to the present. This talk explores these responses and highlights their role in creating and maintaining distinct communities in the world of

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April 4, 2017 - 4:00 pm

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April 4, 2017 - 5:30 pm

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In late antiquity, two radically distinct conceptions of divine law—Greek natural law grounded in reason and biblical law grounded in revelation—confronted one another with a force that reverberates to the present. This talk explores these responses and highlights their role in creating and maintaining distinct communities in the world of late antique Judaism.

CHRISTINE HAYES
(Yale)

Cosponsored by the
UCLA Center for the Study of Religion
UCLA Department of History

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