Mercy as Divine Self-Giving: Seven Theses toward a Kenotic Ecclesiology

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Abstract

This chapter examines the nature of mercy and its cognates (compassion and justice) from cultural, biblical and philosophical perspectives. It concludes with a reflection on the nature of the church as a body of mercy for the well being of the world.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationJustice, Mercy and Well-Being
Subtitle of host publicationInterdisciplinary Perspectives
EditorsPeter Bolt, James Harrison
Place of PublicationEugene, Oregon, USA
PublisherPickwick Publications
Chapter2
Pages56-67
Number of pages11
ISBN (Electronic)978-1-5326-7469-3
ISBN (Print)978-1-5326-7467-9
Publication statusPublished - Mar 2020

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  • mercy, justice, well-being, bible, church

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    Pickard, S. (2020). Mercy as Divine Self-Giving: Seven Theses toward a Kenotic Ecclesiology. In P. Bolt, & J. Harrison (Eds.), Justice, Mercy and Well-Being: Interdisciplinary Perspectives (pp. 56-67). Pickwick Publications.