Search

Your search for 'dc_creator:( "Martin George" ) OR dc_contributor:( "Martin George" )' returned 1 result. Modify search

Sort Results by Relevance | Newest titles first | Oldest titles first

Divorce

(4,531 words)

Author(s): Jackson, Bernard | Landmesser, Christof | Martin George | Gruber, Hans-Günter | Martin Petzolt | Et al.
[German Version] I. Old Testament and Judaism – II. New Testament and Early Christianity – III. Church History – IV. Sociology – V. Systematic Theology and Social Ethics – VI. Law – VII. Practical Theology I. Old Testament and Judaism In the Hebrew Bible, the dissolution of a marriage is the husband's unilateral act. It was originally executed through a divorce formula, pronounced orally (Hos 2:4), but Deut 24:1, 3 knows of the practice of preparing a written document. Later, Jewish law required both a written letter of divorce and authorization by a court. The early rabbis (like the Gospels) did not agree whether serious grounds from the husband's perspective were required in order to declare the divor…