#8 The ‘Any Cause’ Divorce in the 1st Century BC

An important change in Jewish law.Interview with Dr. Instone-Brewer on divorce in cases of abuse and neglect in the Old Testament. David Instone-Brewer is a Senior Research Fellow in Rabbinics and the New Testament at Tyndale House, Cambridge. Tyndale House is the largest Biblical library in the UK, and home to those who wish to study the Bible in the original languages.

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    One Response to “#8 The ‘Any Cause’ Divorce in the 1st Century BC”

    1. childrenoftheway Says:

      The “any cause” divorce appears to be the ancient equivalent of today’s “no fault” divorce. Could history be repeating itself? Food for thought.