By J. W. Rogerson

If anything is commanded within the Bible, the command needs to without doubt be obeyed if we're to be actual to the Bible. this is often what many of us imagine, specially once they pay attention representatives of church buildings this day arguing approximately ethical concerns. in reality, the problem isn't really so simple as this, and at a variety of sessions of background, church buildings have had rather differing perspectives on how biblical commandments might be understood, and on whether or not they might be utilized to their occasions, if in any respect. The booklet falls into sections. the 1st sketches the background of using the Bible in social, ethical and political questions from using the outdated testomony within the New testomony, to the current day. the second one half seems at a few case reviews, together with human and sexual relationships, lifestyles concerns, attitudes to lawful authority, and the altering of interest.

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