The Goodness of God Download Cover Request Review Copy Request Exam Copy

The Goodness of God

Theology, the Church, and Social Order

by D. Stephen Long

Imprint: Wipf and Stock

336 Pages, 6.00 x 9.00 x 0.67 in

  • Paperback
  • 9781556356759
  • Published: January 2008

$39.00 / £29.00 / AU$58.00

Buy

Shipping Options

Buy

Buy

Buy

Purchasing options are not available in this country.

Other Retailers:

Stephen Long opens his erudite discussion of theology and ethics with the insistence that moral critique must emerge from a particular location, rather than from the fluid values of any "neutral" observer. Long sets out to put theology and ethics--as well as the church--in proper relation to one another. Ethics must be based in theology, not the other way around. Our "finite participation in the infinite makes possible participation in a goodness beyond us." That goodness comes to us in the flesh of Jesus Christ, and the church is indispensable in drawing all people toward God's goodness. The church, a social ethic in itself, gives purpose and order to other social institutions, including family, government, and the market.
X

Privacy Policy and Cookies

We have recently updated our Privacy Policy. This outlines how and why we collect, store and use your personal data when you use our website. Like most websites, we use cookies to improve our service and make your user experience better. See our updated Privacy Policy to find out more about cookies and how we use your data.

Okay, thanks