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- DescriptionConcerns about healing and peace remain central in human experience. They arise in many spheres of life: military, political, ecomic, medical, religious, spiritual, and domestic. Ancient writings from Greece and Rome, the Israelite-Jewish and Christian scriptures, extracanical documents, and patristic texts are replete with instances where words and concepts for healing and peace occur together. After examining such occurrences, Father Ridgway undertakes an exegesis of the mission charge in Matthew 10:1-15 in order to define the precise meaning of peace (eirene) there and to demonstrate a relationship between the commissions to heal (therapeuein) the sick and to confer eirene on worthy houses. Father Ridgway concludes by discussing implications of his findings for peoples of antiquity and the modern world, both Christian and n-Christian.
- Author BiographyThe Author: John K. Ridgway, S.J. is Assistant Professor in the Department of Religious Studies at Regis University in Denver, Colorado. He received his M.Div. and S.T.M. from the Jesuit Schools of Theology in Chicago and Berkeley, and a Ph.D. in New Testament from Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Father Ridgway has published articles on the Gospel of Matthew and St. Paul's Letter to the Romans.
- Author(s)John K. Ridgway
- PublisherPeter Lang Publishing Inc
- Date of Publication11/01/2000
- SubjectChristianity: Bibles & Liturgy
- Series TitleStudies in Biblical Literature
- Series Part/Volume Number2
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- First Published1999
- ImprintPeter Lang Publishing Inc
- Content Noteillustrations
- Weight720 g
- Width160 mm
- Height230 mm
- Spine32 mm
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