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Unformatted text preview: SOURCES OF LAW-Main sources o Jerusalem Talks about transcendent natural laws A lot of people contend the 10 commandments transcend all cultures times and places Creator with a text o Athens Not monolithic god Same type of law Clearly believes that there is a right and wrong and if you conform you will thrive, if you ignore it you will peril o Bible What we encorporate • 10 commandments – do not kill, steal, adultery, perjury • every person has an intrinsic worth (image of God) • crimes should be punished (lex talonis NO MORE THAN AN EYE) • some aspect of mercy • two-witnesses for death cases •...
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This note was uploaded on 04/17/2008 for the course SOC 210 taught by Professor Tatum during the Fall '07 term at Calvin.
- Fall '07