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Justice in love

Author: Nicholas Wolterstorff
Publisher: Grand Rapids, Mich. : William B. Eerdmans, 2011.
Series: Emory University studies in law and religion (Unnumbered)
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Christian philosopher Wolterstorff, author of Justice: Rights and Wrongs, builds on the discussion of justice in his previous book to argue that we need a way of understanding the relationship between justice and love that allows for the possibility that the two can exist together. He describes a framework for understanding such a relationship and uses this framework to analyze cases of perceived conflict between  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nicholas Wolterstorff
ISBN: 9780802866158 0802866158
OCLC Number: 678924620
Description: ix, 284 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: pt. 1. Benevolence-agapism. Modern day agapism --
Classical modern day agapism on the relation of love to justice --
Irony and impossibility in classical modern day agapism --
Niebuhr's non-classical agapism --
pt. 2. Care-agapism. Justice as love --
What is justice? --
Beginning to rethink love --
Love as care --
Do motivations matter? --
Rules of application for care --
Correcting two impressions --
Is care-agapism too easy? --
Love, justice, and the good --
pt. 3. Just and unjust love. What is forgiveness? --
How the recognition of forgiveness came about and what's its point? --
Does forgiveness violate justice? --
Just and unjust generosity --
Just and unjust paternalism --
pt. 4. The justice of God's love. The justice of God's generosity in Romans --
What is justification and is it just?
Series Title: Emory University studies in law and religion (Unnumbered)
Responsibility: Nicholas Wolterstorff.

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Christian philosopher Wolterstorff, author of Justice: Rights and Wrongs, builds on the discussion of justice in his previous book to argue that we need a way of understanding the relationship between justice and love that allows for the possibility that the two can exist together. He describes a framework for understanding such a relationship and uses this framework to analyze cases of perceived conflict between just and unjust love and the justice of God's love. He asks whether forgiveness and generosity can be unjust, and investigates the injustice of benevolent paternalism and the justice of God's generosity in the Book of Romans. Wolterstorff is professor emeritus of philosophical theology at Yale University; he is also a senior fellow at the University of Virginia's Institute for Advanced Studies in Culture. Annotation ©2011 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com).
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John Witte Jr. Emory University For the past three decades Nicholas Wolterstorff has crafted a devastating philosophical critique of and a bracing Christian alternative to John Rawls s Theory of Read more...

 
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