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The Decalogue through the centuries: from the Hebrew Scriptures to Benedict XVI

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    • Contributors:
      Greenman, Jeffrey P., editor.; Larsen, Timothy, 1967- editor.
    • Publication Information:
      Louisville, Kentucky : Westminster John Knox Press, [2012], ©2012. First edition.
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    • Abstract:
      "This collection of essays by prominent scholars surveys the ways in which the Decalogue, the Ten Commandments, has been understood and appropriated from biblical times until today. With chapters devoted to major Christian thinkers such as Aquinas, Barth, Calvin, Luther, Maimonides, and Wesley, the writers explore ways the Decalogue has provided theological, ethical, moral, and devotional reflection throughout many facets of religious thought. The pieces reveal both the continuities in interpretation through the centuries as well as ways in which individual theologians departed from reigning readings to develop new directions"--
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      This record is part of the Harvard Library Bibliographic Dataset, which is provided by the Harvard Library under its Bibliographic Dataset Use Terms and includes data made available by, among others, OCLC Online Computer Library Center, Inc. and the Library of Congress.
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      Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
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