Are You Serious? First Peter on Christian Life in a Complicated World

Marc Kolden

Article Type: Article

Publication Date: 10/1/2004

Issue: First Peter (Vol. 24, No 4, Fall, 2004)

First Peter's call to good conduct, to acceptance of human authority, and to suffering may sound more like legalism or moralism than good news about being new creatures in Christ. Or, might such living based in hope and sharing in Christ's own suffering lead Christians to be intentional participants in God's providential governance of their world and creative reshaping of society?

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