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Salvation for All: God's Other Peoples

Gerald O'Collins, SJ


This book examines in depth and at length what the Old Testament and the New Testament hold about the salvation of God's ‘other peoples’. The Bible repeatedly witnesses to the universal scope of the divine love for all human beings and the chances of salvation that are available to them. Since the Israelites experienced for many centuries, both at home and abroad, the religion and culture of numerous other peoples, the Old Testament texts have much to say, both positively and negatively, about the religious prospects and destiny of these peoples. In its second half this book scrutinizes what J ... More

Keywords: Old Testament, New Testament, salvation, God, other peoples, Bible, divine love, human beings, Israelites, Jesus

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2008 Print ISBN-13: 9780199238903
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199238903.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Gerald O'Collins, SJ, author
Adjunct Professor, Australian Catholic University