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God's Joust, God's Justice: The Revelations of Legal history


John Witte Jr.


Emory University School of Law

1999

CHRISTIAN PERSPECTIVES ON LEGAL THOUGHT, p. 406, Michael W. McConnell, Robert F. Cochran, Jr., and Angela C. Carmella, eds., 2001
Princeton Seminary Bulletin, Vol. 20, No. 3, p. 295, 1999

Abstract:     
History is more than simply an arid and accidental chronology of first one thing happening, and then another. History is also a source of revelation, a collection of wisdom. The archive is a treasure trove. Old books are windows on truth. The challenge of the Christian historian is to search within the wisdom of the ages for some indication of the eternal wisdom of God. It is to try to seek God's revelation and judgment over time without presuming the power of divine judgment. It is to try to discern God's justice within God's joust.

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Keywords: History, Christian, God, justice, joust

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Witte, John, God's Joust, God's Justice: The Revelations of Legal history (1999). CHRISTIAN PERSPECTIVES ON LEGAL THOUGHT, p. 406, Michael W. McConnell, Robert F. Cochran, Jr., and Angela C. Carmella, eds., 2001; Princeton Seminary Bulletin, Vol. 20, No. 3, p. 295, 1999. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1863604

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