Essay on Theological Reflection On Justice And South Korea Context

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Theological Reflection on Justice in South Korea Context

Justice has been one of significant topics in world Christianity in recent decades. Liberation theology has been developed in the various contexts emphasizing the liberation of the oppressed and concerning justice. It disproves the fact that this world we live in is not just. However, God is just. He does not treat people with favoritism. The scripture says that “the Rock, his work is perfect, and all his ways are just. A faithful God, without deceit, just and upright is he.” God is omnipotent. God knows all past, present and future, even every moment what we think. His judgment is fair because he knows everything. God is holy, morally detached from the rebellious and corrupted, and hostile to them. God sees all evil and anger about it. Therefore, God is sometimes described as the burning fire. God’s justice is in His heart and reaches to the poor, orphans, and widows showing no partiality. Throughout the Bible, God is the defender and protector of the poor, the aliens, the debtors, the widows and the orphans.

Justice is applied not only to personal behaviors or an individual’s right or just claim but also to the governmental responsibilities of kings and rulers. Now Korea is full of people who demonstrate candlelight vigils against the president because of serious reason. In this situation, what should Christians or churches proclaim justice? How will they realize that justice in the world? In early November…

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