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Theory and practice in Old Testament ethics [electronic resource] / John Rogerson ; edited and with an introduction by M. Daniel Carroll R.

By: Rogerson, J. W. (John William), 1935-.
Contributor(s): Carroll R., M. Daniel.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Journal for the Study of the Old TestamentSupplement series: 405.Publisher: London ; New York : T & T Clark International, 2004Description: 1 online resource (x, 153 p.).ISBN: 9780826443977 (electronic bk.); 0826443974 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Ethics in the Bible | Bible. Old Testament -- Criticism, interpretation, etc | Christian ethics | Bible. A.T. -- Critique, interpr�etation, etc | Morale dans la Bible | Morale chr�etienne | RELIGION -- Christian Theology -- Ethics | Oude Testament | Ethiek | Altes Testament | EthikGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Theory and practice in Old Testament ethics.DDC classification: 241 Other classification: 11.40 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Old Testament as a source for Christian ethics -- Old Testament and social and moral questions -- Christian morality and the Old Testament -- Old Testament and Christian ethics -- Contribution of philosophical ethics to the study of Old Testament ethics -- Life and death between creation and fall: some theological reflections on life issues -- t 'What does it mean to be human?': the central question of Old Testament theology? -- Discourse and biblical ethics -- Ethical experience in the Old Testament: legislative or communicative rationality? -- Relevance of the Old Tetstament for modern social issues -- Old Testament and the debate about nuclear disarmament -- Using the Bible in the debate about abortion -- Use of the Old Testament, with reference to work and unemployment -- Welfare: some theoretical reflections -- Enemy in the Old Testament -- Family and structures of grace in the Old Testament -- Old Testament ethics and Christian faith -- Exegesis and world order -- John Rogerson: personal reflections on the Christian foundations of Old Testament ethics.
Summary: In the last two decades, there has been a resurgence of interest in the value of the Old Testament for modern ethical questions. John Rogerson is a scholar who has dedicated much of his academic life to probing the possibility of the abiding significance of the Old Testament for moral issues today. This volume brings together for the first time many of his contributions - both published and unpublished - to Old Testament social ethics. Rogerson's essays cover a wide range of modern social issues including: using the Bible in the debate about abortion; the Old Testament and nuclear disarmament.
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"Continuum imprint."

Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

Part I. Old Testament as a source for Christian ethics -- Old Testament and social and moral questions -- Christian morality and the Old Testament -- Old Testament and Christian ethics -- Part II. Contribution of philosophical ethics to the study of Old Testament ethics -- Life and death between creation and fall: some theological reflections on life issues -- t 'What does it mean to be human?': the central question of Old Testament theology? -- Discourse and biblical ethics -- Ethical experience in the Old Testament: legislative or communicative rationality? -- Part III. Relevance of the Old Tetstament for modern social issues -- Old Testament and the debate about nuclear disarmament -- Using the Bible in the debate about abortion -- Use of the Old Testament, with reference to work and unemployment -- Welfare: some theoretical reflections -- Enemy in the Old Testament -- Family and structures of grace in the Old Testament -- Part IV. Old Testament ethics and Christian faith -- Exegesis and world order -- John Rogerson: personal reflections on the Christian foundations of Old Testament ethics.

In the last two decades, there has been a resurgence of interest in the value of the Old Testament for modern ethical questions. John Rogerson is a scholar who has dedicated much of his academic life to probing the possibility of the abiding significance of the Old Testament for moral issues today. This volume brings together for the first time many of his contributions - both published and unpublished - to Old Testament social ethics. Rogerson's essays cover a wide range of modern social issues including: using the Bible in the debate about abortion; the Old Testament and nuclear disarmament.

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