CHRISTIAN AESTHETIC BREAD FOR THE WORLD

It is a biblical faith position that followers of the Christ should give away the bread they bake freely (Ecclesiastes 11:1-16, Matthew 5:38-42), rather than try to force your neighbour to accept it. Maybe the others only eat cake, or hard-boiled arguments. If the neighbours, however, need and ask f...

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Published in:Philosophia reformata
Main Author: Seerveld, Calvin 1930-
Format: Electronic Article
Language:English
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Published: Brill 2001
In: Philosophia reformata
Year: 2001, Volume: 66, Issue: 2, Pages: 155-177
Online Access: Volltext (Verlag)
Parallel Edition:Non-electronic
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Summary:It is a biblical faith position that followers of the Christ should give away the bread they bake freely (Ecclesiastes 11:1-16, Matthew 5:38-42), rather than try to force your neighbour to accept it. Maybe the others only eat cake, or hard-boiled arguments. If the neighbours, however, need and ask for nutritious bread, we rich Christians are called by God to provide wholesome food for thought as well as bellies, says Scripture, with a gentleness, respect for the stranger, and with a sound, self-critical consciousness that may involve our getting hurt ourselves (I Peter 3:13-17).
ISSN:2352-8230
Contains:In: Philosophia reformata
Persistent identifiers:DOI: 10.1163/22116117-90000229