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Peace: Shalom is more than the Absence of War

Author: ALAN FREEDMAN
Published in GVER, Vol. 7 No. 3

This article explores Shalom or peace as a sense of wholeness within a society, which is reflected in the relationships among its peoples. Psalm 72 is used to examine the many meanings of Shalom. Social justice and peace are connected through the King?s responsibility to defend the afflicted and save the needy.

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