Faith's Freedom: A Classic Spirituality for Contemporary Christians

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Fortress Press, 23/07/1990 - 200 páginas
Johnson believes Christian spirituality needs an intellectual recasting that takes seriously the life of ordinary people in a world shaped by modernity rather than the monastery by discerning the narrative of God's action in their midst.

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Índice

The One with Whom We Have to Do Critical Theological Concepts
15
The Human Project Freedom and Its Conditions
31
Setting the Stage Revelation as a Process of Interpretation
47
The Basic Drama Idolatry Sin Grace Faith
60
The Life of Faith
78
The Prayer of Faith
99
Faith Embodied Power and Possessuions
114
Doing the Truth in Love Anger and Sexuality
131
Christian Realism Evil and Suffering
152
Where the Spirit of the Lord Is There Is Freedom
174
Epilogue
186
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Página 163 - Then comes the end, when he delivers the kingdom to God the Father after destroying every rule and every authority and power. For he must reign until he has put all his enemies under his feet.
Página 106 - Likewise the Spirit helps us in our weakness; for we do not know how to pray as we ought, but the Spirit himself intercedes for us with sighs too deep for words.
Página 91 - In the days of his flesh, Jesus offered up prayers and supplications, with loud cries and tears, to the one who was able to save him from death, and he was heard because of his reverent submission. * Although he was a Son, he learned obedience through what he suffered...
Página 134 - Ye have heard that it was said to them of old time, Thou shalt not kill; and whosoever shall kill shall be in danger of the judgment...
Página 19 - Every good endowment and every perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of lights with whom there is no variation or shadow due to change.
Página 91 - For we do not have a high priest who is unable to sympathize with our weaknesses, but we have one who has been tempted in every way, just as we are— yet was without sin.
Página 176 - But thanks be to God, that you who were once slaves of sin have become obedient from the heart to the standard of teaching to which you were committed, 18and, having been set free from sin, have become slaves of righteousness.
Página 163 - Christ redeemed us from the curse of the law, having become a curse for us...

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Luke Timothy Johnson, the author of the Introduction, Commentary, and Reflections on the Letter of James, is Robert W. Woodruff Professor of New Testament and Christian Origins at the Candler School of Theology, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia. His works include The Real Jesus: The Misguided Quest for the Historical Jesus and the Trust of the Traditional Gospels and The Letter of James, in the Anchor Bible series.

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