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By Yair Hoffman, Henning Graf Reventlow, Benjamin Uffenheimer

This quantity comprises papers from the 3rd symposium held through the college of Tel Aviv, Israel, and the Ruhr college, Bochum, Germany, with the purpose of furthering discussion among Jewish and Christian biblical students. The papers study the ways that political concerns and occasions are mirrored within the Bible and within the postbiblical literature, the time period 'theopolitics' expressing the conviction of either groups that the politics of human existence have regularly been and remain topic to the guideline and windfall of God. The desire of the symposium is that via exam of the ways that Jews and Christians have mirrored upon political and moral theories there could come up new percentages for larger mutual understanding.

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