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Practical Norm of Love: Religious Existentialism III

By Mildred Bangs Wynkoop

Abstract

“Thou shalt love thy neighbor as thyself.” This is the test and measure of love to God. It, in the most fundamental way, evidences the sincerity of our love. It also gives it concrete and wholesome content. Had not this description of agape been given to us, Christian ethics would have been left dangerously subjective and abstract, dangerous because abstraction cancels out love. The second commandment is the test of the keeping of the first

Topics: sanctification, existentialism, love, holiness, consistent living, life transformation, Christian Denominations and Sects, Christianity, Practical Theology, Religion, Religious Thought, Theology and Philosophy of Religion
Publisher: Digital Commons @ Olivet
Year: 1958
OAI identifier: oai:digitalcommons.olivet.edu:arch_wesleyan-1002
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