The Bible in Politics    -     By: Richard Bauckham
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The Bible in Politics

Westminster John Knox Press / 1989 / Paperback

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Bauckham maintains that for Christians to act in the political arena, the Bible must be read politically. In this insightful book, he explains how to practice interpretation and gives examples of how specific biblical passages relate to a wide range of issues. You'll trace one theme throughout the Bible and study two texts that parallel today's situations. 166 pages, softcover from Westminster/John Knox.

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Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 166
Vendor: Westminster John Knox Press
Publication Date: 1989
Dimensions: 5 1/4 X 8 2/4 X 2/4 (inches)
ISBN: 0664250882
ISBN-13: 9780664250881
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Publisher's Description

This enlightening book on how to read the Bible politically serves as a prerequisite to Christian political action. Richard Bauckham offers his interpretations of several Bible passage that are politically relevant, and discusses how reading the Bible in a political context can lead to fresh insights.

Author Bio

Richard Bauckham is Professor Emeritus of New Testament Studies at the University of St Andrews in Scotland. He is Senior Scholar at Ridley Hall, University of Cambridge, and a Visiting Professor at St. Mellitus College in London.

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