A Moral Creed For All Christians

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Overview

Maguire urges that Christianity's real relevance for the renewal of American public life lies not in the myopic morality of the Christian Right nor in any particular program of the Left but in the enduring relevance of Jesus and biblical Christianity. He explains Christianity's indispensable moral conviction about God's care, rapport with the earth, the nature of ownership, the bond between justice and peace, the nature of enmity, the illogic of militarism, and the creative potential of the human species. Includes questions for group discussion.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780800637613
  • Publisher: Augsburg Fortress Publishing
  • Publication date: 8/1/2005
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 280
  • Product dimensions: 0.59 (w) x 5.50 (h) x 8.50 (d)

Table of Contents

A Christian moral creed 1
1 The empire/servility syndrome 3
2 How to read the Bible 22
3 Re-imagining the world 27
4 Justice Bible-style 41
5 Prophets : the connoisseurs of tsedaqah 81
6 If you want peace, build it 111
7 Peace : how ideals die ... and can be reborn 125
8 Truth and the tincture of the will 136
9 When freedom is a virtue 146
10 Hope versus the cringe 159
11 Exploring love 175
12 Song of joy 198
App Fiscal year 2004 discretionary budget
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