Dictionary of Scripture and Ethics

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Format: Hardcover

Vendor: Baker Publishing Group

Publication Date: November 01, 2011

ISBN: 080103406X

ISBN-13: 9780801034060

Number of Pages: 912

Weight: 3.9 lb

Dimensions: 10.25 × 7.375 (inches)

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This one-stop reference book on the vital relationship between Scripture and ethics offers needed orientation and perspective for students, pastors, and scholars. Written to respond to the movement among biblical scholars and ethicists to recover the Bible for moral formation, it is the best reference work available on the intersection of these two fields. The volume shows how Christian Scripture and Christian ethics are necessarily intertwined and offers up-to-date treatment of five hundred biblical, traditional, and contemporary topics, ranging from adultery, bioethics, and Colossians to vegetarianism, work, and Zephaniah. The stellar ecumenical list of contributors consists of more than two hundred leading scholars from the fields of biblical studies and ethics, including Darrell Bock, David Gushee, Amy Laura Hall, Daniel Harrington, Dennis Olson, Christine Pohl, Glen Stassen, and Max Stackhouse.

Author Info

Joel B. Green (PhD, University of Aberdeen) is professor of New Testament interpretation and associate dean for the Center for Advanced Theological Studies at Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena, California. He is editor-in-chief of the Journal for Theological Interpretation and the author or editor of numerous books. Jacqueline E. Lapsley (PhD, Emory University) is associate professor of Old Testament at Princeton Theological Seminary. Rebekah Miles (PhD, University of Chicago) is associate professor of ethics at Perkins School of Theology, Southern Methodist University. Allen Verhey (PhD, Yale University) is professor of Christian ethics at Duke University Divinity School.

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