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Godly jealousy : a theology of intolerant love

Author: K Erik Thoennes
Publisher: Scotland : Christian Focus, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"As human jealousy is seldom uncontaminated with sin, it tends only to be understood as a negative emotion. However, the Bible tells us that God is a jealous God, and Erik Thoennes offers us unique insights into Godly jealousy as taught in Scripture, and also looks closely at biblical leaders who displayed Godly human jealousy. Thoennes masterfully draws ethical and theological implications from godly jealousy for  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: K Erik Thoennes
ISBN: 184550027X 9781845500276
OCLC Number: 61325082
Description: 297 pages : charts ; 22 cm
Contents: God's jealousy for his own glory --
God's jealousy for the faithfulness of his people in the Old Testament --
God's jealously for the faithfulness of his people in the New testament --
Godly human jealousy in the Old Testament --
Godly human jealousy in the New Testament --
Conclusions and implications of godly human jealousy.
Responsibility: K. Erik Thoennes.

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Divine jealousy plays a central role in God's activities throughout human history yet you never see "jealous" as one of the desired qualities of leaders within the church. Thoennes shows that  Read more...

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"Carefully researched and clearly written, this book shows that there is a good kind of godly jealousy which will give backbone and courage to our Christian lives." -- Wayne Grudem, Phoenix Seminary, Read more...

 
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