Condition: Covers show some light shelf wear and scuffing. Previous owner's name blacked out on the half-title page.
Dust Jacket: None as published.
Contents: The prophets of the eighth century devoted many of their oracles to criticizing social oppression in Israel and many of the complaints pertained to abuses in dealing with personal property. This book is a comprehensive study of the biblical texts of the Near Eastern evidence for this aspect of the prophets' message.