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Justice and Righteousness
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I. Bible – II. Philosophy – III. History of Theology and Dogmatics – IV. Ethics – V. Law – VI. Social Politics, Social Ethics – VII. Missiology – VIII. Islam

I. Bible

1. Ancient Near East and Old Testament

The concept of justice in the ancient Near East and the Hebrew Bible is basically one of connectivity. It designates the positive relation of the king to the gods and to his …

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Otto, Eckart, Klaiber, Walter, Höffe, Otfried, Holmes, Stephen R., Anzenbacher, Arno, Dreier, Ralf, Kim, Yong-Bock and Krämer, Gudrun, “Justice and Righteousness”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 14 August 2022 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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