God's Land On Loan

God's Land On Loan

by W. Eugene March
     
 

In this engaging and important book, Old Testament scholar W. Eugene March develops a theology of land, contending that since the world belongs to God, we do not "own" land. Rather, land is a loan from God, and we must use it responsibly and justly. March goes on to examine in some detail the relationship between Israel and the Palestinian people, discussing both

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In this engaging and important book, Old Testament scholar W. Eugene March develops a theology of land, contending that since the world belongs to God, we do not "own" land. Rather, land is a loan from God, and we must use it responsibly and justly. March goes on to examine in some detail the relationship between Israel and the Palestinian people, discussing both the history of that relationship and how it has led to today's conflict.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780664231514
Publisher:
Westminster John Knox Press
Publication date:
10/03/2007
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
142
Product dimensions:
0.33(w) x 5.50(h) x 8.50(d)

Table of Contents


Preface     vii
People and the Land: Many Faces, Many Voices     1
The Realities of History: People, Power, and Palestine     23
God and Earth Keeping: Biblical Perspectives on Land     63
God's Way and Israel: Theological Reflections on a Particular Land     85
A Vision and a Challenge: A Call to Earth Keeping and Just Reconciliation     105
Index to Maps     131

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