Item description for The Sound of Sheer Silence and the Killing State: The Death Penalty and the Bible (Studies in Peace and Scripture) by Millard Lind...
This book unambiguously opposes capital punishment as the immoral act of "the killing state." Lind traces Yahweh's saving action and steadfast love for Israel and the world from Moses to Elijah to Jesus, and shows how they are to be emulated on the societal level by obedience to covenant law. This leads to his conclusion that capital punishment is to be opposed because from the perspective of the God revealed in the Bible-determined in Lind's view by the careful reading of the text he has attempted here-capital punishment is simply wrong.
Citations And Professional Reviews The Sound of Sheer Silence and the Killing State: The Death Penalty and the Bible (Studies in Peace and Scripture) by Millard Lind has been reviewed by professional book reviewers and journalists at the following establishments -
Christian Century - 10/03/2006 page 30
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Studio: Cascadia Publishing House
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 7.64" Width: 5.4" Height: 0.43" Weight: 0.51 lbs.
Release Date Oct 15, 2004
Publisher Cascadia Publishing House
ISBN 1931038236 ISBN13 9781931038232
Availability 134 units. Availability accurate as of Oct 26, 2016 03:49.
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More About Millard Lind
Millard Lind is a retired Professor of Old Testament at Associated Mennonite Biblical Seminary where he taught for 30 years. A widely traveled and published scholar, Lind is the author of such books as Yahweb Is a Warrior and Ezekiel in the Believers Church Bible Commentary Series.
Millard Lind was born in 1918.
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