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Law, Politics, and Morality in Judaism
Edited and with a Preface by Michael Walzer

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Preface by Michael Walzer vii

PART I: POLITICAL ORDER AND CIVIL SOCIETY 1

Chapter One: Obligation: A Jewish Jurisprudence of the Social Order by Robert M. Cover 3
Chapter Two: Judaism and Civil Society by Suzanne Last Stone 12
Chapter Three: Civil Society and Government by Noam J. Zohar 34
Chapter Four: Autonomy and Modernity by David Biale 50

PART II: TERRITORY, SOVEREIGNTY, AND INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY 55

Chapter Five: Land and People by David Novak 57
Chapter Six: Contested Boundaries: Visions of a Shared World by Noam J. Zohar 83
Chapter Seven: Diversity, Tolerance, and Sovereignty by Menachem Fisch 96
Chapter Eight: Responses to Modernity by Adam B. Seligman 121
Chapter Nine: Judaism and Cosmopolitanism by David Novak 128

PART III: WAR AND PEACE 147

Chapter Ten: Commanded and Permitted Wars by Michael Walzer 149
Chapter Eleven: Prohibited Wars by Aviezer Ravitzky 169
Chapter Twelve: Judaism and the Obligation to Die for the State by Geoffrey B. Levey 182

Contributors 209
Index 211

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