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The two cities of God : the church's responsibility for the earthly city

Author: Carl E Braaten; Robert W Jenson
Publisher: Grand Rapids, Mich. : W.B. Eerdmans Pub. Co., ©1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The chapters of this book offer informed perspectives on a "theology of the world", exploring the question "How does/should the church relate to the secular world?" The contributors suggest that the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
Congresses
Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Carl E Braaten; Robert W Jenson
ISBN: 0802843042 9780802843043
OCLC Number: 36675962
Notes: Papers presented at conferences held Oct. 8-9, 1995, at St. John's Lutheran Church, Northfield, Minn.; Oct. 15-16, 1995, at Grace Lutheran Church, Lancaster, Pa.; and at Immanuel Lutheran Church, New York, N.Y.
Description: viii, 133 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: The Church's responsibility for the world / Robert W. Jenson --
The two cities in Christian Scripture / Christopher R. Seitz --
Augustine's City of God today / Robert L. Wilken --
Natural law in theology and ethics / Carl E. Braaten --
The Church's political hopes for the world; or, Diognetus revisited / George Weigel --
Whose crisis of faith? Culture, faith, and the American Academy / Anthony Ugolnik --
The calling of the Church in economic life / Robert Benne --
The venture of marriage / Gilbert Meilaender.
Responsibility: edited by Carl E. Braaten and Robert W. Jenson.

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