Tag: Deuteronomy

Sustainable Living: not just an environmental issue

Sustainable Living: not just an environmental issue

Nick Spencer, March 2007 One cannot engage with the biblical vision for the environment in isolation from its vision for human society. This point is repeated time and again in the biblical story. Deuteronomy 29 talks about how the people’s insincere, hypocritical response to the law would turn ‘the whole land [into] a burning waste […]

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The conduct of war: lessons from Deuteronomy 20

The conduct of war: lessons from Deuteronomy 20

Hetty Lalleman, December 2004 Warfare has been part of human life from early times. It is one of the consequences of what happened in Genesis 3 – rebellion against God. The Old Testament is not a book which only contains pious phrases about human beings and God. Of course, God reveals himself in the Bible, […]

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