Until Justice and Peace Embrace: The Kuyper Lectures for 1981 Delivered at the Free University of Amsterdam (Google eBook)

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Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing, 1983 - Philosophy - 197 pages
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"Calling Christians to be true to God's shalom in all dimensions of life, philosopher Nicholas Wolterstorff brings the religious vision of the Reformation to bear on such urgent matters as world poverty, nationalism, urban ugliness, and the tragedy of liturgy in Protestantism"--Publisher description.
  

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Review: Until Justice and Peace Embrace: The Kuyper Lectures for 1981 Delivered at the Free University of Amsterdam

User Review  - Tim Hoiland - Goodreads

Two weeks ago I posted a video of Nicholas Wolterstorff speaking on the topic of justice in Scripture. At that time I mentioned being in the middle of his book Until Justice and Peace Embrace, and ... Read full review

Review: Until Justice and Peace Embrace: The Kuyper Lectures for 1981 Delivered at the Free University of Amsterdam

User Review  - Jeff - Goodreads

This is still a relevant and excellent read 31 years after the lectures on which this book is based were first presented at the Free Uni in Amsterdam. The subject is "world-formative" (transformative ... Read full review

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Contents

WorldFormative Christianity
3
The Modern WorldSystem
23
Lima or Amsterdam Liberation or Disclosure?
42
For Justice in Shalom
69
The Rich and the Poor
73
Nation Against Nation
99
A City of Delight
124
Resistance
141
Justice and Worship The Tragedy of Liturgy in Protestantism
146
Theory and Praxis
162
Postscript
177
Notes
179
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Page 22 - The spirit of the Lord is upon me, because he has anointed me to preach good news to the poor. He has sent me to proclaim release to the captives and recovering of sight to the blind, to set at liberty those who are oppressed, to proclaim the acceptable year of the Lord.

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About the author (1983)

Nicholas Wolterstorff is Noah Porter Professor Emeritus of Philosophical Theology at Yale University and Senior Fellow in the Institute for Advanced Studies in Culture, University of Virginia. He is the author of several publications, including Divine Discourse (Cambridge University Press, 1995), John Locke and the Ethics of Belief (Cambridge University Press, 1996), Practices of Belief, Volumes 1 and 2 (edited with Terence Cuneo, Cambridge University Press, 2010) and Justice: Rights and Wrongs (2010).

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