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Sin, Death and the Devil - Carl E. Braaten

Paperback Published: 1st December 1999
ISBN: 9780802846952
Number Of Pages: 140

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Sin, death, and the devil, called "the unholy trinity" by Martin Luther, are the classic biblical tyrants. This volume, which takes its cue from John Paul II's description of Western society as a "culture of death," unveils the faces of sin, death, and the devil in modern culture. Far from being pessimistic, however, these engaging chapters by eight recognized theologians take care to affirm God's victory over the diabolical forces that oppress humanity--a victory continually realized through the proclamation of the gospel and the sacraments of the church. Contributors: Gary A. Anderson, Carl E. Braaten, Vigen Guroian, Stanley Hauerwas, Robert W. Jenson, Gilbert Meilaender, Richard John Neuhaus, and A. N. Williams.

Introduction: Much Ado about Nothingnessp. 1
Sinsickp. 7
Necessarium Adae Peccatum: The Problem of Original Sinp. 22
The Eucharist as Sacrament of Unionp. 45
"I Renounce the Devil and All His Ways"p. 76
Powers in Conflict: Christ and the Devilp. 94
The Gospel of Life Is the Gospelp. 108
"O Death, Where Is Your Sting?"p. 118
Contributorsp. 132
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ISBN: 9780802846952
ISBN-10: 0802846955
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 140
Published: 1st December 1999
Publisher: William B Eerdmans Publishing Co
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.9 x 15.2  x 0.8
Weight (kg): 0.21