The Kingdom of God: An Ecclesial Space for Peace

Mark Sherwindt, Stanley Hauerwas

Article Type: Article

Publication Date: 4/1/1982

Paired Article (Face to Face): The Kingdom of God: An Ecclesial Space for Peace

Issue: The Kingdom of God (Vol. 2, No 2, Spring, 1982)

The discovery in the nineteenth century of the centrality of the Kingdom of God in the preaching of Jesus, a discovery that certainly was correct, seemed to have offered a fresh perspective on Christian ethics. Protestant ethics in particular gravitated toward this new-found ideal of the "Kingdom" because of its traditional commitment to formulating a scripturally based ethic.

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