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The Love Commandment of Jesus Christ and Its Implication in the Indian Context
The Love Commandment of Jesus Christ and Its Implication in the Indian Context

The Love Commandment of Jesus Christ and Its Implication in the Indian Context

by L R Arul Sam

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English

Publisher

ISPCK

ISBN

9788184580280 - Year: 2008 - Pages: 126

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Paperback

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Author: L R Arul Sam
Publisher: ISPCK
Year: 2008
Language: English
Pages: 126
ISBN/UPC (if available): 9788184580280

Description

This book brings into sharp focus Jesus' attitude towards the poor and the marginalized as an expression of love. It also throws light on the church's response to the spiral of violence based on caste, class, creed and gender in India. The author also incorporates insights from Mahatma Gandhi and Thiruvalluvar.

Contents

Acknowledgements
Abstract
Introduction

CHAPTER 1
Socio-historical Context of Luke's Gospel

Palestinian Context
Religious Life
Economic ScenarioPolitical Scenario
Lunkan Context
Identity of Luke
The Audience of Luke
Situation of Lukan Community
Concerns of Luke

CHAPTER II
The Love Commandment of Jesus Christ in Luke's Gospel

Introduction
Texts Explititly dealing withJesus' Love Commandment
Implicit References to Jesus' Love Commandments
Demonstrations for Jesus' Compassion
Love for Sinners and Rich: Jesus' Encounter with Zacchaeus
Love for Sick: Jesus' Encounter with Lepers
Love for Women: The Widow and her dead son at Nain
Jesus' Love Commandment and Division / Violence

CHAPTER III
Introduction
Violence in India
Mahatma Gandhi and Thiruvalluvar
The Relevance of Jesus' Love Commandment

Summary and Evaluation
Conclusion
Bibliography

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