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Political engagement as biblical mandate

Author: Paul D Hanson
Publisher: Eugene, OR : Cascade Books, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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How does the Bible shape the perspective from which Christians view politics, the manner in which they engage in public debate, and the strategies they adopt when they translate faith into action? In Political Engagement as Biblical Mandate, Hanson suggests that many believers give insufficient thought to the basic principles that biblical study contributes to the lives of those who simultaneously seek to live in  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul D Hanson
ISBN: 9781556355158 9780227172698 0227172698 1556355157
OCLC Number: 472451439
Description: viii, 159 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: In search of a biblically based political theology --
Worship: touchstone of Christian political action --
Covenant and politics --
Jesus Christ, savior and the human condition: the biblical background --
Old problems, new opportunities.
Responsibility: Paul D. Hanson.

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A collection of essays on political issues examining the interplay between religion and politics, with emphasis on American faith communities rooted in biblical tradition.  Read more...

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"A genuine manifesto! But one charged with and rooted in the words of Scripture, calling the church to a renewed faithfulness in its commitment to the well-being of the human community. Hanson's Read more...

 
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