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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)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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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-- John Witte Jr Emory Universit Nicholas Wolterstorff's Justice: Rights and Wrongs is a magisterial book. In it and in its companion volume, Justice in Love, Wolterstorff has gotten justice right. Read more...

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