'Your statutes are my delight': Old Testament Ethics & Political Practice

By JubileeCentre 02 Jun 2016

It is often difficult to discern the connections between Old Testament ethics and our contemporary situation. However, the church should be confident in the Old Testament as a rich ethical resource containing wisdom which can speak to present problems of public policy and the organisation of political society more generally. 

Christopher J H Wright - Part 1:
he Revd Dr. Wright speaks on the hermeneutical issues of how we can understand and apply Old Testament ethics as Christians today. 

Dr Michael Schluter - Part 2:
Michael Schluter suggests practical ways in which Old Testament ethics can provide innovative and wise insights for public life in the UK today.

Recorded at the National Club, London.

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