hum lec9 - Six Criteria Property Objects of law Slaves are...

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Six Criteria Property Objects of law Slaves are object of law, can’t be subject of law. They are property Minimal rights No kin No line of natal descent, outsiders except connection with master Products of labor Belongs to someone else Physical reproduction They have no control over their own reproduction II. Slavery in Biblical Law Hebrew for Slave o “Work” Idealized impression of the laws, not necessarily how it actually worked. Bible doesn’t distinguish the different kinds of workers o The King’s “Servants” Terms are confusing Subordinate figure Lev. 25:6 o Subordinate o Imprecision of Word The Slave and the Household o Passover Slaves can eat dinner with the family Passover determines who is in the community Hired and bound servants can’t participate because they go to their own family to celebrate But slaves are different because they have no kin and their only access is through the master o Slave and Master Family and purchased slaves may participate in sacrifice II. Slavery in Biblical Law, cont. o
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