Journal of Religious Ethics 40 (4):629-652 (2012)

In this paper, I explore a new way of understanding Christian ethics by critically interconnecting the theological meanings of the Aqedah ("binding") narrative of Mt. Moriah and the Passion story of Mt. Golgotha. Through an in-depth critical-theological investigation of the relation between these two biblical events, I argue that Christian ethics is possible not so much as a moralization or as a literalistic divine command theory, but rather as a "covenantal-existential" response to God's will in the impossible love on Mt. Moriah as well as in the Son's willing embrace of God's will on Mt. Golgotha
Keywords Mt. Golgotha  Christian ethics  Søren Kierkegaard  Aqedah narrative  Passion story  Mt. Moriah
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DOI 10.1111/j.1467-9795.2012.00541.x
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