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Author Jipp, Joshua W., author.

Title Saved by Faith and Hospitality [electronic resource] / Joshua W. Jipp.

Publication Info. [Place of publication not identified] : Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co., [2017]
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Summary "Too few Christians today, says Joshua Jipp, understand hospitality to strangers and the marginalized as an essential part of the church's identity. In this book Jipp argues that God's relationship to his people is fundamentally an act of hospitality to strangers, and that divine and human hospitality together are thus at the very heart of Christian faith. Jipp first provides a thorough interpretation of the major biblical texts related to the practice of hospitality to strangers, considering especially how these texts portray Christ as the divine host who extends God's welcome to all people. Jipp then invites readers to consider how God's hospitality sets the pattern for human hospitality, offering suggestions on how the practice of welcoming strangers can guide the church in its engagement with current social challenges-immigration, incarceration, racism, and more."-- Provided by Freading.
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Subject Hospitality -- Biblical teaching -- Christianity.
Hospitality -- Biblical teaching.
Hospitality -- Religious aspects -- Christianity -- Juvenile literature.
Hospitality -- Biblical teaching -- Juvenile literature.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
ISBN 9781467448604 (epub)
9780802875051 (print)
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