Abraham, Jesus, and the Western Culture of Justice

Joseph HH Weiler

in From Bilateralism to Community Interest

Published in print March 2011 | ISBN: 9780199588817
Published online May 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191725272 | DOI:
Abraham, Jesus, and the Western Culture of Justice

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This chapter examines the two most critical Biblical narratives which pertain to the theme of justice, narratives which have shaped Western sensibilities on this issue. These are narratives of Abraham and Jesus and his trial.

Keywords: Biblical narratives; justice; Abraham; Jesus

Chapter.  2208 words. 

Subjects: Public International Law

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