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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, (electronic resource)

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

Label
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 faith-- albeit one that the church has too often failed to uphold
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1962-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gushee, David P.
Dewey number
241/.697
Index
index present
LC call number
BT701.3
LC item number
.G87 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • 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, (electronic resource)
Link
https://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=580007&authtype=ip,shib&custid=s1231229
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 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
000397511
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvi, 461 p.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781467437837
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Level of compression
unknown
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
580007
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o847527699
  • (Sirsi) 000397511
  • (OCoLC)847527699
Label
The sacredness of human life : why an ancient Biblical vision is key to the world's future, David P. Gushee, (electronic resource)
Link
https://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=580007&authtype=ip,shib&custid=s1231229
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 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
000397511
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvi, 461 p.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781467437837
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Level of compression
unknown
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
580007
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o847527699
  • (Sirsi) 000397511
  • (OCoLC)847527699

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