Biblical Challenges in the Contemporary World

  • You Shall Love the Stranger as Yourself: The Bible, Refugees and Asylum book cover

    You Shall Love the Stranger as Yourself

    The Bible, Refugees and Asylum, 1st Edition

    By Fleur S Houston

    You Shall Love the Stranger as Yourself addresses the complex political, legal, and humanitarian challenges raised by asylum-seekers and refugees from a Biblical perspective. The book explores the themes of humanity and justice through exegesis of relevant passages in the Old and New Testaments,…

    Paperback – 2015-04-07
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    Biblical Challenges in the Contemporary World

  • The Bible and the Environment: Towards a Critical Ecological Biblical Theology book cover

    The Bible and the Environment

    Towards a Critical Ecological Biblical Theology, 1st Edition

    By David G. Horrell

    Environmental issues have in recent years come to the centre stage of political and ethical debate. This is a crucial topic to engage in this series. Moreover, there has long been the charge, classically formulated by Lynn White Jr, that the biblical and Christian tradition has legitimated and…

    Paperback – 2014-08-28
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    Biblical Challenges in the Contemporary World

  • The Nature of Creation: Examining the Bible and Science book cover

    The Nature of Creation

    Examining the Bible and Science, 1st Edition

    By Mark Harris

    It is generally assumed that science and religion are at war. Many now claim that science has made religious belief redundant; others have turned to a literalist interpretation of biblical creation to reject or revise science; others try to resolve Darwin with Genesis. "The Nature of Creation"…

    Paperback – 2013-09-01
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    Biblical Challenges in the Contemporary World

  • Justice: The Biblical Challenge book cover

    Justice

    The Biblical Challenge, 1st Edition

    By Walter J. Houston

    What does the Bible have to say about justice, and what relevance has this for people, particularly Christians, today? 'Justice: The Biblical Challenge' offers readers a balanced assessment of the biblical treatment of justice and what we might learn from this. The book opens with a brief overview…

    Paperback – 2010-09-28
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    Biblical Challenges in the Contemporary World

  • The City in Biblical Perspective book cover

    The City in Biblical Perspective

    1st Edition

    By J.W. Rogerson, John Vincent

    The city is an ambiguous symbol in the Bible. The founder of the first city is the murderer, Cain. The city of Jerusalem is the place chosen by God, yet is also a place of wrong-doing and injustice. Jesus seems to have largely avoided cities except Jerusalem, where he was crucified. 'The City in…

    Paperback – 2009-06-01
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    Biblical Challenges in the Contemporary World

  • According to the Scriptures?: The Challenge of Using the Bible in Social, Moral, and Political Questions book cover

    According to the Scriptures?

    The Challenge of Using the Bible in Social, Moral, and Political Questions, 1st Edition

    By J. W. Rogerson

    At different times in history, churches have changed their understanding of how biblical commandments should be interpreted and applied. 'According to the Scriptures?' traces the history of the use of the Bible from New Testament invocations of the Old Testament to today. The book opens by…

    Paperback – 2006-12-15
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    Biblical Challenges in the Contemporary World