The Wide, Wide Circle of Divine Love (Paper)

A Biblical Case for Religious Diversity

  • 9780664227081
  • 5.5x8.5
  • 152
  • 43.75
  • Paper
  • 0664227082
  • 12/22/2004
  • In Stock
$ 20.00

Description

The issue of religious pluralism has become a focal point of discussion in our post-9/11 world, and in this book Old Testament scholar W. Eugene March helps us understand this pluralism in the context of current biblical scholarship. March, who was awarded a fellowship from the Henry Luce Foundation for his work in this area, hopes this book will bring research and experience together to enable "the understanding and practice of genuine tolerance founded upon a positive appreciation for God's providential gift of religious pluralism."

Reviews

The Witherspoon Society(Dec. 2, 2005)"We Presbyterians...don't do amens except atthe end of hymns. The Wide, Wide Circle iseminently 'amenible.'"
The Layman(Oct. 26, 2005)
The Bible Today(Jan./Feb. 2006)"The book will go a long way in helping the readerappreciate ancient as well as contemporary religious diversity."
From The Presbyterian Outlook(October 3, 2005, pg. 10)"March's topic is both timeless and timely.His book is a gift to the church and a resource of hope in a world filled with a multitude of peoples, all of whom are loved by God, all of whom Christians are called to love andserve."by Fairfax F. Fair
From New Testament Abstracts(Vol. 49, No. 3, 2005)
Community(11/25/05)"In our own search for the "Truth," this slimvolume can be a valubale aid."

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