The Covenant Code in Exodus
Lecture no. 8 from the course: Understanding the Old Testament
Taught by Professor Robert D. Miller II | 28 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Philosophy & Religion Courses
The Covenant Code contains some of the oldest laws of ancient Israel. Read the Code’s many laws, on subjects from religious regulations to social justice, noting that they are considered divine in origin. Compare the Code to the laws of other ancient Near Eastern societies. Learn how, more than legal codes, the laws functioned as moral education regarding notions of human justice.