The Sins of the Fathers

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The Sins of the Fathers

The Law and Theology of Illegitimacy Reconsidered

By John Witte Jr

Cambridge University Press, Paperback, 9780521548243, 211pp.

Publication Date: April 1, 2009

Description
Illegitimate children suffered centuries of discrimination under Western law. This analysis reveals how misinterpretations of biblical texts supported this injustice.

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