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Global Justice, Christology and Christian Ethics.

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Subject: Jesus Christ > Person and offices.
Bible > Theology.
Christianity and justice.
Globalization > Religious aspects > Christianity.
Christian ethics.
Genre: Electronic books.

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  • ISBN: 9781139616508
  • ISBN: 1139616501
  • ISBN: 9781283943239
  • ISBN: 1283943239
  • ISBN: 9781139625807
  • ISBN: 1139625802
  • ISBN: 1139236873
  • ISBN: 9781139236874
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (328 pages).
  • Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2013.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: The politics of salvation -- Creation and evil -- Kingdom of God -- Christ -- Spirit -- Cross -- Nature -- Hope.
Cover; Global Justice, Christology, and Christian Ethics; Series; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; General Editor's Preface; Acknowledgments; Chapter 1 The politics of salvation; The Necessary Interdependence of Theology and Politics; Pragmatism: A Resource for Theology and Ethics; Christian Identity and Public Politics; Christian Politics and Global Justice: Sex Trafficking; Guadalupe: Ritual, Conversion, and Transformation; Contexts, Caveats, and Hopes; Chapter 2 Creation and evil; The Dynamics of Evil; Genesis Creation Narratives; The Fall.
Between Sin and Redemption: Abraham, Sarah, and HagarNew Creation; The Persistent Ambiguity of Evil and Redemption; Job: A Practical Response to the Mystery of Evil; Conclusion; Chapter 3 Kingdom of God; Biblical Sources and Their Interpretation for Theology and Ethics; Jesus Remembered and Preached in the Gospels; Historical Research on Jesus; Palestine under Roman Rule; Apocalyptic; Kingdom Present and Future; The Kingdom and the Poor; Women and the Kingdom; Jesus and Gentiles; Jesus' Life as Agent of the Kingdom; The Death of Jesus in Relation to His Mission; Chapter 4 Christ.
Christological Pluralism and Its Practical OriginsTwo Christological Paradigms; Word, or Logos, Christology; Jewish Background; Clarification with Indeterminacy: The Councils; Word and the Politics of Salvation; Spirit Christologies; Spirit and the Politics of Salvation; Conclusion; Chapter 5 Spirit; Spirit, Ethics, and Empowerment; Empowerment by the Spirit in the Theological Tradition; Aquinas; Luther; Word and Spirit: Reconciled in Practice; Moltmann; Johnson; Min; Chapter 6 Cross; Biblical Perspectives on Cross and Salvation; The Letter to the Hebrews and Cross as Sacrifice.
1 Peter on Sacrifice and the CommunityLater Atonement Theologies; Anselm Reconsidered; Julian of Norwich: Another Vision; ETHICAL Criteria of Atonement Theories; Liturgy and the Politics of Salvation: An Illustration; Chapter 7 Nature; Why Natural Law?; A Normative Concept of Human Nature; Knowledge of the Natural Law; Moral Knowledge, Action, and the Virtues; Practical Reason, Virtue, and Pragmatism; Practical Christian Ethics -- War as a Test Case; Natural Law and Ecology; Creation and New Creation; Chapter 8 Hope; Pray the Devil Back to Hell; Index.
Summary: A Christian response to global realities of human inequality, poverty, violence and ecological destruction in the twenty-first century.
Source of Description Note: Print version record.
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