Dirt, Greed and Sex: Sexual Ethics in the New Testament and their Implications for Today

Dirt, Greed and Sex: Sexual Ethics in the New Testament and their Implications for Today

Conducting a thorough examination of sexual ethics in the New Testament, this work argues that the New Testament writers did not construct a new sexual ethic from the ground up, but took over existing cultural patterns and refocused them, pushing some elements from the centre to the periphery. This suggests a pattern of ethics for contemporary life. Discussing biblical notions of purity and property, which dominate ethical ideas in the New Testament, the author characterizes… (more)

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Publisher: SCM Press (January 25, 2013)

Parent ISBN: 9780334028574

Page count: 322 pages

Language: English


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