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

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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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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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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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