The Old Testament Influence on the Concept of Fair Trials

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The Old Testament Impact on the Concept of Fair Trials

Establish the need: Court’s legitimacy is being questioned in our time; but is the institution of courts important?

Purpose: In today’s lesson we will see how the Old Testament made an impact in Western Civilization on the concept of fair trials and legal due process that we take for granted.

  1. The Old Testament influence on need for trials
  2. The Old Testament influence on presumed innocence until proven guilty
  3. The Old Testament influence on Trial by witness


Note of caution:

  • I think we can talk about this subject without being a “Christian nationalist.” 
  • When we are talking about Old Testament contribution it does not mean professing Christians were always consistent or that professing Christians never did a wrong.
  • While this post mention Catholics it does not mean Catholicism as a theology is right; but to the degree they…

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Posted on July 7, 2022, in Miscellaneous. Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

  1. Thank you for sharing this post! Took a lot of time on it!

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