Forbearance: A Theological Ethic for a Disagreeable Church

Forbearance: A Theological Ethic for a Disagreeable Church

by James Calvin Davis


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780802875105
Publisher: Eerdmans, William B. Publishing Company
Publication date: 08/29/2017
Pages: 240
Sales rank: 380,070
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

James Calvin Davis is professor of religion at Middlebury College and an ordained minister in the Presbyterian Church (USA). He is also the author of In Defense of Civility: How Religion Can Unite America on Seven Moral Issues That Divide Us.

Table of Contents

Preface viii

Acknowledgments xii

1 Forbearance and Biblical Character 1

2 Humility 22

3 Patience and Hope 45

4 Wisdom 66

5 Faithfulness 89

6 Friendship 110

7 Truth 132

8 Justice 155

9 Forbearance as Social Witness 175

Appendix 197

Notes 200

Selected Bibliography 216

Index of Names and Subjects 221

Index of Scripture References 225

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