Between mt. moriah and mt. golgotha: How is Christian ethics possible?

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

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The Gift of Death.Jacques Derrida - 1996 - University of Chicago Press.
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