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Covenant of peace : the missing peace in New Testament theology and ethics

eBook, English, ©2006
William B. Eerdmans Pub., Grand Rapids, Mich., ©2006
1 online resource (xviii, 542 pages : illustrations)
9780802829375, 0802829376
Jesus and peace : the Gospel of the reign of God
Shalom and Eirēnē in Hebrew Scripture, the greco-Roman world, and the New Testament
Matthew : Emmanuel, power for peacemaking
Mark : Gospel of the way, crucified Messiah
Luke : Gospel of joy, peace, and praise
Acts : God's strategies for peace in the church
Jesus makes the covenant of peace (retrospect and prospect)
Paul's peace interpretation of Jesus Christ
Paul : victory over evil, including the principalities and powers
Hebrews, James, and 1 Peter : peace commitment tested
The Johannine corpus : conflictual ethos and alternative community as foundation for peace
Peace and mission in John's Gospel : Jesus and the Samaritan woman
Revelation : nonviolent victory! faithfully persevere in prayer, praise, and worship
Discipleship and imitation of Jesus the suffering servant : the mimesis of new creation
God's moral character as the basis for human ethics : foundational convictions
New Testament peacemaking in the service of moral formation
Summary and conclusion: reflections and direction
Appendix 1: Analysis of important contributions to New Testament theology and ethics
Appendix 2: Peter Stuhlmacher's twelve theses on peace in the New Testament Free eBook from the Internet Archive Additional information and access via Open Library