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A lens of love : reading the Bible in its world for our world

Author: Jonathan L Walton
Publisher: Louisville, Kentucky : Westminster John Knox Press, [2018]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In order to engage the Bible in the spirit of justice, compassion, and love, Jonathan L. Walton suggests reading the Bible in its world for our world. Perfect for individual or group study, A Lens of  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Walton, Jonathan L., author.
Lens of love
Louisville, Kentucky : Westminster John Knox Press, [2018]
(DLC) 2018007903
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan L Walton
ISBN: 9781611648898 1611648890
OCLC Number: 1035249797
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Aking the bible seriously : the ethics of biblical interpretation --
Seeing as God sees : putting on the lenses of love --
The power of sacred history --
Explaining the inexplicable : sacred history and suffering in the dynastic literature --
Origins, apologies, and attacks : political allegory in the pentateuch --
Is God racist and sexist? inappropriate metaphors and perverted interpretations --
The practice of subverting authority --
Setting the captives free : a gospel ethic --
Reading someone Else's mail : the Pauline epistles --
Faith over fear : a new testament ethic of resistance --
Speaking truth to power : a subversive gospel ethic.
Responsibility: Jonathan L. Walton.

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