By E. Van Der Borght
During this age of globalization, a necessity for a communicative rationalization of non-public and staff positions additionally motivates Christians to explain extra accurately their identification with regards to different actors in society. What makes a Christian a Christian? what's in particular Christian in social acions or political calling? Is there a distinction among Christian justice and justice in most cases - and how Christians care for justice? what's our calling as Christians? The contributions during this quantity are the results of the sixth biannual IRTI convention in Seoul 2005 in this topic.
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To judge (κρισις = judgment), means to separate. A judge distinguishes and separates between good and bad, right and wrong, guilt and innocence, and life and death. The Word of God is κριτικος because it plunges this world into a permanent crisis. ” It is not for nothing that the ﬁnal book of the Bible is called Revelation. The critical Word of God is not merely informative, but performative and creative. “It is living and active” In Genesis 1 it separates the light from the menacing darkness, and the inhabitable land from the intimidating waters of the deep where the chaotic powers like Rahab (Isaiah 51:9) and the Leviathan (Ps.
So it should not be about the format, but about the content. Is it not the main task for Christians to strive for justice in the world? ”30 It is a quote from a lost writing, but other church fathers picked up this citation so that it survived. ” Is there not a huge gap between thinking about death and striving for righteousness? Is righteousness not directed to life? How can we relate righteousness to death? Or did Irenaeus not read his Bible well? I think he read it better than all those present idealists 29 K.
It is precisely the original roots of the ideology as developed by Vergil that arose once again in the program of the WCC: justice and peace go hand in hand with prosperity—not only for human beings, but for the whole creation. It is the same format that even the materialist Karl Marx could not avoid, after the revolution of the laborers, in his utopia. Righteousness and Death Is it then not the main task for Christians to strive for justice in the world? It is not one of the discoveries of twentieth century theology that righteousness is the core of the biblical message?
Christian Identity (Studies in Reformed Theology) by E. Van Der Borght