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Dirt, greed, & sex : sexual ethics in the New Testament and their implications for today

Author: Louis William Countryman
Publisher: Minneapolis, Minn. : Fortress Press, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : Rev. edView all editions and formats
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This revised edition, of the 1988 text, includes updated text and notes throughout, taking advantage of recent studies of sexual ethics and, where appropriate, criticizing them. A new chapter engages the presumed "ethic of creation" that has become a major theme among more conservative thinkers and writers in biblical ethics. A concluding chapter on sex is thoroughly rewritten and offers a positive statement of a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Countryman, Louis William, 1941-
Dirt, greed, & sex.
Minneapolis, Minn. : Fortress Press, ©2007
(OCoLC)761199442
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Louis William Countryman
ISBN: 9780800638481 0800638484
OCLC Number: 124538992
Description: xv, 349 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: What is purity? --
Israel's basic purity law --
Purity in first-century Judaism --
Purity and Christianity : a first-century historian's interpretation --
Purity in the Gospels --
Paul and purity --
The New Testament and sexual purity --
Women and children as property in the ancient Mediterranean world --
Household and sexual property in the Gospels --
Paul and sexual property --
The New Testament on sexual property --
Are other principles of sexual ethics at work in the New Testament? --
New Testament sexual ethics and today's world.
Other Titles: Dirty, greed, and sex
Responsibility: L. William Countryman.
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Includes text and notes, taking advantage of studies of sexual ethics and, where appropriate, criticizing them. This book also includes a chapter that engages the presumed "ethic of creation". It  Read more...

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