August 7, 2019
Though most of the “virtues” in the Bible would have found little welcome in Aristotle’s world of Athens, some of the Bible—its Hebraic tradition especially—contains moral concepts that, in form, can be considered Aristotelian.
God sustains his creation, but environmental stewardship is the responsibility of humans, who rule over creation in His stead, according to his standards.
Repentance in the Torah involved restitution for the wronged, responsibility from and grace for the wrongdoer, and justice within the whole community.
Dr. Dru JohnsonAssociate Professor of Biblical and Theological Studies at The King's College
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