The Resource The betrayal of charity : the sins that sabotage divine love, Matthew Levering

The betrayal of charity : the sins that sabotage divine love, Matthew Levering

Label
The betrayal of charity : the sins that sabotage divine love
Title
The betrayal of charity
Title remainder
the sins that sabotage divine love
Statement of responsibility
Matthew Levering
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Love was at one time a powerfully unifying force among Christians. In his letters, Paul consistently evokes charity as the avenue to both human and divine communion. If the magnitude of charity was of the upmost importance to early Christians, so were those sins that aimed to distract Christians from acting based on love. Taking seriously the efforts of Paul, and later Thomas Aquinas, to expose and root out the sins against charity, Matthew Levering reclaims the centrality of love for moral, and in fact all, theology. As Levering argues, the practice of charity leads to inner joy
Cataloging source
E7B
Dewey number
241/.677
Index
index present
LC call number
BV4639
LC item number
.L448 2011eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
The betrayal of charity : the sins that sabotage divine love, Matthew Levering
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Is charity violent? -- Hatred and the God of Israel -- Sloth and the joy of resurrection -- Envy and God-reliance -- Discord, contention, and ecclesial peace -- Schism and liturgical mediation -- War and the interpretation of Scripture -- Scandal, scapegoats, and spiritual downfall
Control code
ocn769189748
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 219 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781602583559
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b35669937
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)769189748
  • pebcs1602583552

Library Locations

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