Item description for Let Justice Roll Down: The Old Testament, Ethics, and Christian Life by Bruce C. Birch...
Overview First full-scale treatment of the Old Testament and Christian ethics in English since 1923. Tackles the tough questions of holy war, slavery, subservience of women, capital punishment, and more.
Connecting the Old Testament with the modern church, this book relates the testimonies and stories of Israel's faith in the Hebrew canon to the character and conduct of Christians and the Christian community today. By opening up the moral resources available in the Old Testament, this book will spur discussion of both the character of those moral resources and their pertinence to ethical issues in a complex and challenging time.
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Studio: Westminster John Knox Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.12" Width: 6.26" Height: 0.99" Weight: 1.3 lbs.
Release Date Oct 1, 1991
Publisher Westminster John Knox Press
ISBN 0664240267 ISBN13 9780664240264
Availability 0 units.
More About Bruce C. Birch
Bruce C. Birch is Dean and Professor of Old Testament at Wesley Theological Seminary, Washington, DC. He is a contributing author to volume II of the New Interpreter's Bible and The Old Testament: A Theological Introduction.
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