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Biblical Ethics and Social Change

Stephen Mott

Abstract

This synthesis of biblical studies and Christian social ethics is designed to provide a biblical argument for intentional institutional change on behalf of social justice. This book provides a biblical and ethical guide on ways to implement that change. The first part of the book, providing the biblical theology of intentional social change, deals with the central concepts in biblical and theological ethics: grace, evil, love, justice, and the Reign of God. Christian social change must be rooted not only in justice, but in the grace received through the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ. ... More

Keywords: biblical studies, Christian social ethics, social justice, social change, evangelism, counter community, civil disobedience, armed revolution, political reform, political authority

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2011 Print ISBN-13: 9780199739370
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2015 DOI:10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199739370.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Stephen Mott, author
Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary Beverly, MA, Professor Emeritus of Social Ethics, US