Social Justice Project #20

What does the Bible say about justice?Part 15: The Letters: HebrewsThe Epistle to the Hebrews is unique in the Christian Scriptures in that the letter has no named author. Many names have been suggested, including Biblical figures such as Paul and Apollos, but no conclusive answer can be given. The immediate audience of the book … Continue reading Social Justice Project #20

Social Justice Project #19

What does the Bible say about justice?Part 14: The Pauline Letters: II CorinthiansThe apostle Paul wrote much of the Christian Scriptures. His corpus of writings comprise letters to churches and leaders of the churches in which he was involved. Two letters to the church in Corinth were included in the canon of Scripture, although evidence … Continue reading Social Justice Project #19

Social Justice Project #18

What does the Bible say about justice?Part 13: The History: ActsThe Gospels were written, under the inspiration of the Holy Spirit, as biographies of Jesus of Nazareth, each with its own target audience. Luke, the travelling companion of Paul, was the author of two works in the Christian Scriptures, the Gospel which bears his name … Continue reading Social Justice Project #18

Social Justice Project #17

What does the Bible say about justice?Part 12: The Gospels: LukeThe Gospels were written, under the inspiration of the Holy Spirit, as biographies of Jesus of Nazareth, each with its own target audience. Luke, the travelling companion of Paul, was the author of two works in the Christian Scriptures, the Gospel which bears his name … Continue reading Social Justice Project #17

Social Justice Project #16

What does the Bible say about justice?Part 11: The Gospels: MatthewThe Gospels were written, under the inspiration of the Holy Spirit, as biographies of Jesus of Nazareth, each with its own target audience. Matthew, one of the original twelve disciples and a former tax collector, wrote his work around 50 AD.Matthew uses the word justice … Continue reading Social Justice Project #16

Social Justice Project #15

What does the Bible say about justice? A Review.We began this project with a working definition of justice.“Justice is the moral quality of individuals receiving fair treatment in their interactions with other individuals and government. It also gives the possibility of redress when violations occur.”We then explored the Biblical usages of justice in the context … Continue reading Social Justice Project #15

Social Justice Project #14

What does the Bible say about justice?Part 10: The Minor Prophets: MalachiIn the Hebrew Scriptures, prophets spoke for God, delivering His message to the two nations of Judah and Israel. They called the people to return to God and described the future penalty for failure to do so.Sixty-two times in the seventeen prophetic books justice … Continue reading Social Justice Project #14

Social Justice Project #13

What does the Bible say about justice?Part 9: The Minor Prophets: ZephaniahIn the Hebrew Scriptures, prophets spoke for God, delivering His message to the two nations of Judah and Israel. They called the people to return to God and described the future penalty for failure to do so.Sixty-two times in the seventeen prophetic books justice … Continue reading Social Justice Project #13