Item description for Preaching the Just Word by Walter Burghardt...
Overview With inspiring insight, one of America's foremost Catholic theologians explains why we must apply biblical justice--not merely ethical or legal justice--to matters concerning the poor, the oppressed, and the marginalized. Pointing to the Christian tradition of profound social teaching, Father Walter Burghardt offers advice to other preachers about the ways to address today's most controversial social justice issues.
Publishers Description Arguing why biblical justice - not merely ethical/legal justice - should be applied to matters concerning the poor, the oppressed and the marginalized, the author of this text suggests that everyone is responsible for these people, since they are involved in a covenant with God.
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Studio: Yale University Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.98" Width: 5.49" Height: 0.52" Weight: 0.5 lbs.
Release Date Oct 11, 1998
Publisher Yale University Press
ISBN 0300077211 ISBN13 9780300077216
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PREACHING THE JUST WORD Oct 15, 2009
This is truly an outstanding offering by one of the pinnacle preachers of the 20th century! On target about justice and what the bible says and Jesus preaches about justice. A must have for preachers concerned with justice in life and in today's "care less, I've got mine-get your own" world.