The Covenant Tradition in Politics (4 vols.), by Daniel J. Elazar Vol. 1: Covenant and Polity in Biblical Israel Vol. 2: Covenant and Commonwealth Vol. 3: Covenant and Constitutionalism Vol. 4: Covenant and Civil Society
The people of Israel stand on the threshold of their inheritance, the land of promise. The long-awaited day of glory has come; it’s time to remember their story, their failures and, most important, their deal with God.
The idea of “covenant” comes up frequently in proposed solutions to mainline crises. Before writing its final report, the PCUSA Theological Task Force on Peace, Unity, and Purity of the Church drew up a covenant of prayer, worship and careful listening.
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