2.2 THE ‘JUST GOVERNMENT STRAND’ IN THE BIBLE

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2.2.1       Introducing readings from Scripture

2.2.2       An outline of biblical history

2.2.3       Just government: (1) The Torah

2.2.4       Just government: (2) The role of ancient Israel’s king

2.2.5       Just government: (3) Jesus

2.2.6       Just government: (4) God above Caesar

2.2.7       Why should people accept government’s claim to authority?

2.2.8       How should government be constituted? Clarifying the question

2.2.9       How should government be constituted?  Forms of government in Scripture

2.2.10     Conclusion: the ‘just government strand’ in the Bible

Go to 2.3 THE CHURCH’S SOCIAL TEACHING, 100-1740 CE

 

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