The Law of God: Exploring God and Civilization

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BRILL, Oct 16, 2014 - Philosophy - 336 pages
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In today’s society, religion as adherence to ‘the law of God’ is often considered inherently violent and a threat to civilization. This volume contains theological and philosophical explorations of clashes as well as disclosures of God and civilization.
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
The Law of God in a Secular State
23
Multiculturalism Religion and Public Justice
44
The Natural Law and Liberal Traditions
64
The Empire and the Desert
84
Whose Civilization is Europe Today?
105
The Aniconic God in Isaiah 4310 and the Contemporary Discourse on Monotheism
135
Is Christ Among Us?
151
The Irreducibility of Religious Faith
194
Civic Integration
217
Prophecy and Democracy?
239
Mapping the Christian Character
256
In Defense of Authenticity
282
Religious Transformations within Modernity
300
List of Contributors
319
Index
323

A Violent God?
173

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