narrative ethics


narrative ethics
Some modern scholars urge readers of the Bible to treat it not as a compendium of doctrine but as a story which by sheer familiarity enables us to shape our own lives. For example, in liberation theology, the narratives of the Exodus [[➝ Exodus, book of]] are held up as a model for oppressed Christians in Latin America with which to confront the authorities and to claim their human rights.

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