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covenant

a constraint placed by local government authority upon the use of land or buildings. Applies to such matters as size of lots, use to which land can be put, amount of land that can be covered by a building.
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44) Individuals in the covenantal community discover their moral responsibility not from their essential separateness, but from their essential connectedness.
Judaism doesn't just value community; it values a covenantal community infused with sacred bonds and chosenness that make the heart strings vibrate.
A covenantal relationship is the ability of the servant leader to accept followers for who they are, not for how they make the servant leader feel.
The shift in these feeding stories where Jesus presides leads us from the new covenantal meal into meals of ministry.
Jones concludes his work with a plea for the supremacy of covenantal baptism.
Titled Christianity's Sacred Obligation, it affirmed ten basic theses about the Christian-Jewish relationship, including Judaism's continuity as a living faith, the recognition that continued covenantal inclusion of the Jewish people impacts Christian notions of salvation, and a rejection of any targeted efforts at converting Jews to Christianity.
The Johannine Story Re-presented in Los Angeles: Toward a Covenantal Paradigm of Mission.
Nugent describes Yoder's writings on this topic in terms of a covenantal framework, but this belies, for example, how Yoder's treatment of these wars in The Original Revolution differs from their treatment in Politics of Jesus, and again from his discussion of these wars in his writings on liberation theology.
Resurrection folds into God's many covenantal signs the Christian touchstone of Jesus, who died and was raised up.
Besides the introduction that argues the need for a theological response to modern economics and the conclusion that promotes the humanization of the market by the call for covenantal living, the book contains five chapters.
For covenantal theology, humans are a pretty mixed bunch--we're not perfect, but we're also not all bad.
We have seen before in the prophetic literature the role of the prophet as chastiser of the king: Nathan takes David to task for failing in the monarch's role as an axis mundi--a mediating force between God and the Israelites in upholding the covenantal paradigm.