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What are biblical values? : what the Bible says on key ethical issues

by Collins, John J. 1946-

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"An illuminating exploration of the Bible and many of our most contentious contemporary issues. Many people today claim that their positions on various issues are grounded in biblical values, and they use scriptural passages to support their claims. But the Bible was written over the course of sever... Full description

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Table of Contents:
  • What are biblical values?
  • Frames of reference
  • A right to life?
  • The Bible and gender
  • Marriage and family
  • The Bible and the environment
  • Slavery and liberation
  • Violence and zeal
  • Social justice in the Hebrew Bible
  • Social justice in the shadow of the apocalypse
  • The authority of the Bible.
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