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Bible on Forgiveness (Donald E Gowan) Paperback Book, (Pickwick Publications, 2010) 9781606088562
Bible on Forgiveness (Donald E Gowan) Paperback Book, (Pickwick Publications, 2010) 9781606088562
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Title: The Bible on Forgiveness

Author: Gowan, Donald E

Publisher: Pickwick Publications; Publication Date: 2010

Paperback; ISBN: 9781606088562

Volumes: 1; Pages: 236

List Price in Paper: $26.00 Our price: $21.99

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What does the Bible say about forgiveness? It is a major subject in Scripture, but it has been strangely overlooked by biblical scholars. Forgiveness is the amazing way that alienation can be healed and guilt assuaged, and there is an extensive literature on the subject, written largely by psychologists, pastoral counselors, and philosophers, but until now anyone searching those many books for a thorough treatment of the Bible's message would have been frustrated. Now in a clear and concise form, Donald E. Gowan has offered a survey of all that the Bible says about this crucial subject-from Genesis to Revelation.ContentsIntroduction: "I Believe in the Forgiveness of Sins" ix Part 1 The Old Testament 1. God Forgives Us 3 Sin, Judgment, and Mercy in Genesis and Exodus 1-31 3 Two Crises: A. The Golden Calf 8 Two Crises: B. The Exile 28 In the Meantime 61 2. We Forgive One Another 86 Part 2 The New Testament 3. God Forgives Us 93 Judaism in the Time of Jesus 93 The Apostolic Preaching 102 The Synoptic Gospels 114 The Letter to the Hebrews 150 The Apostle Paul 172 First John and the Rest of the New Testament 181 4. We Forgive One Another 200 Bibliography 213
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