Item description for In Search Of The Common Good (Theology for the Twenty-First Century) by Patrick D. Miller & Dennis McCann...
This collection focuses on the meaning of the common good and what resources Christian theology, biblical studies, and ethics might contribute to our understanding of it. The rationale for the discussion in the volume is ultimately theological. Whether under the formal rubric of "common good" discourse or not, the meaning of a commitment to community and the duties and claims of the individual related to the community have never been more pressing concerns. We must recognize that the thinking about the common good is intrinsic to the very character of Christian faith and the ethos it invokes. The biblical vision is in a most profound way a vision of the common good. Whether expressed in notions of justice and mercy, the care of the weak, covenantal living, or the new Jerusalem, the meaning of being human and living with the neighbor are so intrinsically bound together that there is no escaping involvement in the search for the common good in our time.
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Studio: T. & T. Clark Publishers
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.14" Width: 6.34" Height: 1.18" Weight: 1.66 lbs.
Release Date Feb 4, 2005
Publisher T. & T. Clark Publishers
ISBN 0567027708 ISBN13 9780567027702
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More About Patrick D. Miller & Dennis McCann
Peter W. Flint, Ph.D. (Notre Dame, 1993) is Professor of Biblical Studies at Trinity Western University. He has published widely on the Scrolls, the OT, and 2nd Temple Judaism including The Dead Sea Psalms Scrolls & the Book of Psalms (Brill, 1997), The DSS Bible (Harper, 1999) and edited the Psalms Scrolls from Cave 4 (Oxford, 2000). Patrick D. Miller is Charles T. Haley Professor of Old Testament Theology at Princeton Theological Seminary. He has worked especially on the books of Deuteronomy and Psalms and has written books on Israelite religion and biblical prayer."
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