9780802831316

Remembering Jesus : Christian Community, Scripture, and the Moral Life

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  • ISBN13:

    9780802831316

  • ISBN10:

    0802831311

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2005-08-30
  • Publisher: Eerdmans Pub Co
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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments and Dedication x
PART 1 Choices, Churches, and Scripture
A Continuing Tradition of Discourse and Discernment
Introduction: Ethics "by Way of Reminder"
3(154)
1. "Able to Instruct One Another": The Early Church as a Community of Moral Discourse
14(20)
2. "Able to Instruct One Another" Still: The Continuing Church as a Community of Moral Discourse
34(15)
3. "Useful...for Training in Righteousness": Scripture, Churches, and the Moral Life
49(30)
PART 2 Remembering Jesus in the Strange World of Sickness
A Continuing Tradition of Care for the Suffering
4. "Disciples of the Saving Christ" in Sickness and in Healing
79(13)
5. Remembering Jesus in the Strange World of Sickness
92(25)
6. Remembering the Early Church Remembering Jesus in the Strange World of Sickness
117(16)
7. The Strange World of Sickness Today: Toward a Watchful Medicine - A Continuing Tradition of Care for the Suffering
133(24)
PART 3 Remembering Jesus in Gilead
A Continuing Tradition of Liberation and Chastity
8. The Handmaid's Tale of Gilead
157(14)
9. Remembering Jesus: The Handmaid's Son in Gilead
171(14)
10. Remembering the Early Church Remembering Jesus in Gilead: A Continuing Tradition of Liberation
185(27)
11. Remembering the Early Church Remembering Jesus in Gilead: A Continuing Tradition of Good Sex
212(31)
PART 4 Remembering Jesus in the World of Adam Smith
A Continuing Tradition of Justice and Generosity
12. A Rich Fool in the World of Adam Smith
243(10)
13. Jesus and His Economic Worlds
253(23)
14. Remembering the Early Church Remembering Jesus
276(29)
15. The Continuing Church and a Continuing Tradition of Justice and Generosity
305(28)
PART 5 Remembering Jesus in the Strange World of Politics
Revisiting Theocracy - A Continuing Tradition of Justice
16. Theocracy as a Four-Letter Word
333(18)
17. A Theocratic Tradition
351(37)
18. The Theocratic Politics of Jesus
388(31)
19. The Politics of the Early Church in Memory of Jesus
419(37)
20. A Continuing Theocratic Tradition
456(31)
APPENDIX TO CHAPTER 20 A Theocratic Account of Public Education: Moral Formation - and Difference 487(21)
Index of Subjects and Names 508(6)
Index of Scripture and Other Ancient Texts 514

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