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Specify and distinguish! Interpreting the New Testament on 'non-violence'

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Widely showered with superlatives when it was first published in 1996, and now commonly regarded as a masterpiece, Richard Hay's The Moral Vision of the New Testament (1996) constructs a pacifist reading of the New Testament. To date, Hay's reading has provoked no systematic refutation from proponents of the doctrine of just war. This essay hopes to offer such a refutation. Its argument has three main planks. First, that Hay's reading of the New Testament stories about god-fearing so...

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Peer review status:
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10.1177/0953946809103490

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
Christ Church
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Author
Publisher:
SAGE Publications Publisher's website
Journal:
Studies in Christian Ethics Journal website
Volume:
22
Issue:
2
Pages:
164-184
Publication date:
2009-05-05
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EISSN:
1745-5235
ISSN:
0953-9468
URN:
uuid:d463e306-78ca-45ff-aafe-266c9b3befb1
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ora:3766

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