God And Earthly Power Paperback
An Old Testament Political Theology
by J G McConville;
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God And Earthly Power
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The interpretation of the Old Testament focuses on Deuteronomy and the narrative in which it is set, because these are especially fruitful for political thinking. The thesis is argued for both exegetically and in relation actual use of the Old Testament in the history of political thought. An important argument of the book is that divine power, mediated through Torah, results in human freedom and a mandate for political responsibility. It is even the best guarantee of these. In this connection it is argued that in the biblical understanding of god there is not a link between monotheism and totalitarianism.
1. The Problem of God in Human Policy
2. The Old Testament in Biblical Theology and Ethics
3. Mediations of Power in the OT
4. An Old Testament Political Theology
5. OT Political Theology and Christian Political Thought
God And Earthly Power by J G McConville was published by Continuum in July 2008 and is our 29522nd best seller. The ISBN for God And Earthly Power is 9780567045706.
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|Page last updated||25th February 2017|
|Author / Artist||J G McConville|
|Publisher||Continuum (July 2008)|
|Number of Pages||272|