Old Testament Ethics: A Guided Tour

Editor/Author Goldingay, John
Publication Year: 2019
Publisher: InterVarsity Press, LLC

Single-User Purchase Price: $58.80
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ISBN: 978-0-8308-5224-6
Category: Religion & Theology - Christianity
Image Count: 44
Book Status: Available
Table of Contents

In this volume, readers will encounter what the Old Testament teaches about relationships, work, Sabbath, character, and more.

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Table of Contents

  • Preface and Acknowledgments
  • Introduction
  • PART ONE: QUALITIES
  • Godlikeness
  • Compassion
  • Honor
  • Anger
  • Trust
  • Truthfulness
  • Forthrightness
  • Contentment
  • PART TWO: ASPECTS OF LIFE
  • Mind and Heart
  • Wealth
  • Violence
  • Shalom
  • Justice
  • Reparation
  • Sabbath
  • Animals
  • Work
  • PART THREE: RELATIONSHIPS
  • Friends
  • Neighbors
  • Women
  • Good Husbands, Good Wives
  • Who You Can't Have Sex With
  • People Who Can't Undertake a Regular Marriage
  • Parents and Children
  • Nations
  • Migrants
  • Cities
  • Leaders
  • PART FOUR: TEXTS
  • Genesis 1: In the Beginning
  • Genesis 2: To Put It Another Way
  • Leviticus 25: Sabbaths for the Land and the Jubilee
  • Deuteronomy 15: When a Family's Life Falls Apart
  • Deuteronomy 20: How (Not) to Make War
  • Ruth: Commitment
  • Psalm 72: The Exercise of Authority with Faithfulness
  • The Song of Songs: Sex
  • PART FIVE: PEOPLE
  • Abraham
  • Sarah and Hagar
  • Joseph
  • Shiphrah and Puah, Yokebed and Miryam
  • David
  • Nehemiah
  • Vashti, Esther, and Mordecai
  • Conclusion
  • Postscript: But What About the Canaanites?
  • About the Author