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The Resource The sacredness of human life : why an ancient Biblical vision is key to the world's future, David P. Gushee

The sacredness of human life : why an ancient Biblical vision is key to the world's future, David P. Gushee

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The sacredness of human life : why an ancient Biblical vision is key to the world's future
Title
The sacredness of human life
Title remainder
why an ancient Biblical vision is key to the world's future
Statement of responsibility
David P. Gushee
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
A comprehensive examination of the sacredness of human life, encompassing biblical roots, theological elaborations, historical cases, and contemporary ethical perspectives. Gushee argues that viewing human life as sacred is one of the most precious legacies of biblical-- albeit one that the church has too often failed to uphold
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1962-
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Gushee, David P.
Dewey number
241/.697
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Theological anthropology
  • Dignity
  • Life
  • Apologetics
  • Christianity and culture
Label
The sacredness of human life : why an ancient Biblical vision is key to the world's future, David P. Gushee
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Publication
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unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 424-440) and indexes
Color
multicolored
Contents
Introduction -- What it means to say that human life is sacred -- The Old Testament and the sacredness of human life -- Jesus Christ, the New Testament, and the sacredness of human life -- The sacredness of life in early Christianity -- The fateful transition to Christendom -- Christendom divided against itself: three case studies -- Enlightenment transitions: natural rights, rule of law, and human dignity -- Nietzsche rejects the Christian God and Christian morality -- Desecrations: twentieth-century Nazi assaults on human life -- Honoring human life: twenty-first-century challenges -- The sacredness of God's creation -- Final words: For the Church and its neighbors
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ocn847527699
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvi, 461 pages)
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unknown
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online
Isbn
9781467437837
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unknown
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not applicable
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Specific material designation
remote
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(OCoLC)847527699
Label
The sacredness of human life : why an ancient Biblical vision is key to the world's future, David P. Gushee
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 424-440) and indexes
Color
multicolored
Contents
Introduction -- What it means to say that human life is sacred -- The Old Testament and the sacredness of human life -- Jesus Christ, the New Testament, and the sacredness of human life -- The sacredness of life in early Christianity -- The fateful transition to Christendom -- Christendom divided against itself: three case studies -- Enlightenment transitions: natural rights, rule of law, and human dignity -- Nietzsche rejects the Christian God and Christian morality -- Desecrations: twentieth-century Nazi assaults on human life -- Honoring human life: twenty-first-century challenges -- The sacredness of God's creation -- Final words: For the Church and its neighbors
Control code
ocn847527699
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvi, 461 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781467437837
Level of compression
unknown
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)847527699

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