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Contending for Justice: Ideologies and Theologies of Social Justice in the Old Testament (The Library of Hebrew Bible/Old Testament Studies)

 
 
 
 
Contending for Justice: Ideologies and Theologies of Social Justice in the Old Testament (The Library of Hebrew Bible/Old Testament Studies)
Author: Walter Houston
ISBN 13: 9780567033543
ISBN 10: 567033546
Edition: 1
Publisher: Bloomsbury T&T Clark
Publication Date: 2009-01-14
Format: Paperback
Pages: 304
List Price: $60.00
 
 

In Contending for Justice Walter Houston provides an incisive exploration of social justice in the Old Testament. Houston investigates texts as the rhetoric of interested parties in specific social situations, and powerfully argues that despite their ideological character they may still assist in shaping a Christian theological approach to social and global injustice.