Dirt, Greed, and Sex

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  • Dirt, Greed, and Sex

  • Author : Louis William Countryman
  • Publisher : Fortress Press
  • ISBN : 9781451413168
  • Genre : Religion
  • Number of Pages : 290
  • Publish Date : 1988
  • Ratings: 4.5
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This new revised edition, of the landmark 1988 text, includes updated text and notes throughout, taking advantage of recent studies of sexual ethics and, where appropriate, criticizing them. A new chapter engages the presumed "ethic of creation" that has become a major theme among more conservative thinkers and writers in biblical ethics. A concluding chapter on sex is thoroughly rewritten and offers a positive statement of a New Testament sexual ethic.

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