PUBLICATIONS

Covenant

2016

Kincaid, John. 2016. “Compact and Covenant.” In American Governance Vol. 1, ed. Stephen L. Schechter. Farmington Hills, MI: Macmillan Reference, 331-334. Description and ordering information.

2000

Elazar, Daniel J. 2000. “Covenant and Community.” Judaism: A Quarterly Journal of Jewish Life and Thought. 49 (Fall): 387-398. Paid access.

Kincaid, John and Daniel J. Elazar, eds. 2000. The Covenant Connection: From Federal Theology to Modern Federalism. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books. Description and ordering information.

1999

Elazar, Daniel J. 1999. “Reexamining the Issue of Religion in the Public Square.” Jewish Political Studies Review 11 (Spring): 1-21. Free full text.

1998

Elazar, Daniel J. 1998. Covenant & Constitutionalism: The Great Frontier and the Matrix of Federal Democracy. Vol. 3 of Covenant Tradition in Politics. New Brunswick: Transaction. Free text of introduction and description and ordering information

Elazar, Daniel J. 1998. Covenant & Civil Society: The Constitutional Matrix of Modern Democracy. Vol. 4 of Covenant Tradition in Politics. New Brunswick: Transaction. Free text of preface and description and ordering information.

Elazar, Daniel J. 1998. “Covenant.” In Encyclopedia of Politics and Religion, ed. Robert Wuthnow. Washington, DC: Congressional Quarterly. Description and ordering information.

1996

Elazar, Daniel J. 1996. Covenant & Commonwealth: From Christian Separation through the Protestant Reformation. Vol. 2 of The Covenant Tradition in Politics, Volume II. New Brunswick, NJ:  Transaction. Description and ordering information.

Elazar, Daniel J. 1996. “Covenant and the American Founding.” In Following Columbus: America 1492-1992, ed. Miriam Eliav-Feldon. Jerusalem: Zalman Shazar Center for Jewish History.

1995

Elazar, Daniel J. 1995. Covenant & Polity in Biblical Israel: Biblical Foundations & Jewish Expressions. Vol. 1 of The Covenant Tradition in Politics. New Brunswick, NJ: Transaction Publishers. Free text of introduction and description and ordering information.

Elazar, Daniel J. 1993. “Communal Democracy and Liberal Democracy in the Jewish Political Tradition.” Jewish Political Studies Review 5 (Spring): 5-31. Free full text.

1994

Elazar, Daniel J. 1994. “What Happened to Covenant in the Nineteenth Century?” In Covenant in the Nineteenth Century: the Decline of an American Political Tradition, ed. Daniel J. Elazar. Lanham, MD: Rowman and Littlefield, 1-30. Free full text.

Elazar, Daniel J., ed. 1994. Covenant in the Nineteenth Century: the Decline of an American Political Tradition. Lanham, MD: Rowman and Littlefield. Description and ordering information.

Lutz, Donald S. 1994. “The Evolution of Covenant Form and Content as the Basis for Early American Political Culture.” In Covenant in the 19th Century: The Decline of an American Traditioned. Daniel J. Elazar. Lanham, MD: Rowman and Littlefield Publishers, 31-48. Description and ordering information.

1992

Elazar, Daniel J. 1992. The Conditions For Developing A Political Philosophy for Israel: From Covenant to Social Compact? Jerusalem: Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs.  Free full text.

Elazar, Daniel J. 1992. “Pluralism in Israel: From Covenant to Social Compact”. In Perspectives on Israeli Pluralism, eds. Kitty O. Cohen and Jane S. Gerber. New York: Israel Colloquium, 10-16.

1991

Elazar, Daniel J. 1991. Foundations of the Jewish Polity, Workshop on the Covenant Idea and the Jewish Political Tradition, Working Paper #3, Ramat Gan: Bar-Ilan University. Free full text of revised version of this publication.

Elazar, Daniel J. 1991. “The Multi-Faceted Covenant: The Biblical Approach to the Problem of Organizations, Constitutions, and Liberty as Reflected in the Thought of Johannes Althusius.” Constitutional Political Economy 2 (March): 187-208. Abstract and paid access.

1989

Elazar, Daniel J. 1989. “Dealing with Fundamental Regime Change: The Biblical Paradigm of the Transition from Tribal Federation to Federal Monarchy Under David,” in From Ancient Israel to Modern Judaism: Intellect in Quest of Understanding Volume 1, eds. Jacob Neusner, Ernest S. Frerichs, and Nahum M. Sarna. Atlanta, GA: Scholars Press, 97-132. Free full text.

1987

Lutz, Donald S. 1987. A Covenanted People: The Religious Tradition and the Origins of American Constitutionalism. Providence, RI: The John Carter Brown Library at Brown University.

1985

Elazar, Daniel J., and Stuart Cohen. 1985.  The Jewish Polity: Jewish Political Organization from Biblical Times to the Present. Bloomington: Indiana University Press.

1983

Elazar, Daniel J. ed. 1983. Kinship and Consent: The Jewish Political Tradition and Its Contemporary Uses. Lanham, MD and Jerusalem: University Press of America and Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs.  Free access to Chapter 1 and description and ordering information.

New Edition: Elazar, Daniel J. ed. 1997. Kinship & Consent: The Jewish Political Tradition and Its Contemporary Uses, 2nd Ed. New Brunswick: Transaction. Description and ordering information.

Elazar, Daniel J and John Kincaid, eds. 1983. Covenant, Polity and Constitutionalism. Lanham, MD: University Press of America.

Elazar, Daniel J. 1983. Covenant Idea in Politics, Workshop in the Covenant Idea and the Jewish Political Tradition. Ramat Gan: Bar Ilan University Department of Political Studies and the Center for Jewish Community Studies, 1-136.

Elazar, Daniel J. and John Kincaid. Prospectus: Workshop on Covenant and Politics. Philadelphia: Center for the Study of Federalism.

1982

Elazar, Daniel J. 1982. The Almost-Covenanted Polity, Workshop in the Covenant Idea and the Jewish Political Tradition. Ramat Gan: Bar-Ilan University Department of Political Studies and the Center for Jewish Community Studies.

Elazar, Daniel J. 1982. “Toward a Meaningful World Covenant.” The Whole Earth Papers 16.

1981

Elazar, Daniel J. 1981.”A Covenanted World Order,” in The Whole Earth Papers.

Elazar, Daniel J. 1981. The Language of Covenant. Philadelphia: Center for the Study of Federalism.

Elazar, Daniel J. 1981. Covenantal Teachings on Language and Family: The Biblical Perspectives as Reflected in the First Nine Chapters of Genesis. Philadelphia: Center for the Study of Federalism.

Elazar, Daniel J. 1981. Covenant and Freedom in the Jewish Political Tradition. Philadelphia: Gratz College.

Kincaid, John and Daniel J. Elazar. 1981. The Declaration of Independence: The American Covenant. Philadelphia: Center for the Study of Federalism, Workshop on Covenant and Politics.

1980

Elazar, Daniel J. 1980. “The Political Theory of Covenant: Biblical Origins and Modern Developments.” Publius: The Journal of Federalism 10 (Fall): 3-30. Paid access. 

Elazar, Daniel J. 1980. “Some Preliminary Observations on the Jewish Political Tradition.” Tradition 18 (Fall): 249-271. Free full text.

Kincaid, John. 1980. Working Bibliography on Covenant, rev. ed. Philadelphia: Center for the Study of Federalism, Workshop on Covenant and Politics.

Lutz, Donald S. 1980. “From Covenant to Constitution in American Political Thought.” Publius: The Journal of Federalism 10 (Autumn): 101-133. Paid access. 

Schechter, Stephen L. 1980. “The Founding of American Local Communities: A Study of Covenantal and Other Forms of Association.” Publius: The Journal of Federalism 10 (Autumn): 165-185. Free full text of an earlier version of  the article published by the Center for the Study of Federalism.

1979

Elazar, Daniel J. and John Kincaid. 1979. “Covenant and Polity.” New Conversations 4 (Fall): 4-8.

Elazar, Daniel J. 1979. The Covenant Idea in Politics. Philadelphia: Center for the Study of Federalism.

Kincaid, John, ed. 1979. Covenant Theories and Political Science: Models and Methods. Philadelphia: Center for the Study of Federalism, Workshop on Covenant and Politics.

Kincaid, John, ed. 1979. Covenants, Compacts, and Contracts. Philadelphia: Center for the Study of Federalism, Workshop on Covenant and Politics.

1978

Elazar, Daniel J. 1978. “Covenant as the Basis of the Jewish Political Tradition.” Jewish Journal of Sociology 20 (June): 5-37. Free full text.

1977

Elazar, Daniel J. 1977. The Kehillah, Workshop in the Covenant Idea and the Jewish Political Tradition, working paper 6. Ramat Gan and Jerusalem: Bar-Ilan University Department of Political Studies and the Center for Jewish Community Studies.

Elazar, Daniel J. 1977. Covenant as the Basis of the Jewish Political Tradition, Workshop in the Covenant Idea and the Jewish Political Tradition. Ramat Gan and Jerusalem: Bar-Ilan University Department of Political Studies and the Center for Jewish Community Studies.

1971

Elazar, Daniel J. 1971. “Toward a Meaningful World Covenant.” Reconstructionist 37 (September):14-20.

1970s