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The Ethical Vision of the Bible

Peter W Gosnell

The Ethical Vision of the Bible

Peter W Gosnell

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:What ways of distinguishing right and wrong are encouraged within biblical writings? How did various bibical authors offer different yet complementary motivations for promoting ethical action and discouraging unethical behavior?The Ethical Vision of the Bible equips readers with an interest in deepening their understanding of biblical ethics to listen carefully to the variety of ethical emphases found within the Bible itself.Focusing especially on Torah (the Law), Proverbs, the Prophets, the Gospels and Paul, this book enables the reader to trace key ethical patterns as they develop from the flow of thought of these biblical texts in their own contexts. Frequent summary overviews, suggestions for further reading, and reflection questions at the end of every chapter make The Ethical Vision of the Bible ideal for students and others.

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:What ways of distinguishing right and wrong are encouraged within biblical writings? How did various bibical authors offer different yet complementary motivations for promoting ethical action and discouraging unethical behavior?The Ethical Vision of the Bible equips readers with an interest in deepening their understanding of biblical ethics to listen carefully to the variety of ethical emphases found within the Bible itself.Focusing especially on Torah (the Law), Proverbs, the Prophets, the Gospels and Paul, this book enables the reader to trace key ethical patterns as they develop from the flow of thought of these biblical texts in their own contexts. Frequent summary overviews, suggestions for further reading, and reflection questions at the end of every chapter make The Ethical Vision of the Bible ideal for students and others.
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Table Of Contents

  • :preface
  • 1 What Is Biblical Ethics?
  • 2 From Disorder To Order: Ethics In Torah 1
  • 3 Mercy, Covenant And Instructing Law: Ethics In Torah 2
  • 4 Holiness And Love In The Covenant: Ethics In Torah 3
  • 5 Wisdom And Consequences: The Book Of Proverbs
  • 6 Prophets: Ethics Or Morality?
  • 7 Reversal And Exemplar: Jesus And The Kingdom In Luke
  • 8 Perfection, Mercy And Imitation: Jesus And The Kingdom In Matthew
  • 9 Transformation In Practice: Paul And 1 Corinthians
  • 10 Transformation Explained: Paul And Romans
  • Concluding Thoughts: What Can We Do With All Of This?
  • Bibliography
  • Subject Index
  • Scripture Index

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  • Catalogue Code 395468
  • Product Code 9780830840281
  • ISBN 0830840281
  • EAN 9780830840281
  • Pages 411
  • Department Academic
  • Category Christian Worldview
  • Sub-Category General
  • Publisher Ivp Academic
  • Publication Date May 2014
  • Sales Rank #11955
  • Dimensions 228 x 152 x 30 mm
  • Weight 0.635kg

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