Lies Sex And Politicians Paperback

Communicating the Old Testament in Contemporary Culture

by John Holdsworth;


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Lies Sex And Politicians

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Many Christians write off the Old Testament as an outdated rule book which has little to say to them and has been superseded by the New Testament and the Christian tradition.Lies, Sex and Politicians is for those thinking Christians who want to 'recapture' the Old Testament from those who, in wanting to promote it in a particular way (e.g. in the homosexuality debate), have closed it off to the majority.John Holdsworth offers a way into the Old Testament through linking some of the themes found in this very diverse collection of texts with themes found in contemporary culture. This in turn enables readers to engage with the Old Testament as a resource for doing Christian theology and ethics today.Each chapter concentrates on a text-based theme. This leads to exegetical input and discussion of the wider theme in the light of contemporary scholarship. The text is then approached from the direction of some element of contemporary culture or concern. A final suggested exercise aims to bring these elements together in a creative and interesting way.

Lies Sex And Politicians by John Holdsworth was published by SCM Press in August 2010 and is our 41561st best seller. The ISBN for Lies Sex And Politicians is 9780334043409.

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Page last updated 11th October 2015
Author / Artist
Book FormatPaperback
PublisherSCM Press (August 2010)
Weight231g
Number of Pages194
Thickness10 mm
Height216 mm
Width140 mm
ISBN9780334043409
ISBN-100334043409
Product Code2959909
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