Sermon on the Mount through the Centuries, The: From the Early Church to John Paul II

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The Sermon on the Mount through the Centuries offers an engaging approach to the study of historical theology and biblical exegesis. Stellar contributing scholars examine various interpretative approaches to the Sermon on the Mount, providing glimpses into historical perspectives on a passage that distills the very essence of the teaching of Jesus.

The important contribution of this volume--beyond its insightful survey of the interpretative work of influential biblical scholars ...

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Overview

The Sermon on the Mount through the Centuries offers an engaging approach to the study of historical theology and biblical exegesis. Stellar contributing scholars examine various interpretative approaches to the Sermon on the Mount, providing glimpses into historical perspectives on a passage that distills the very essence of the teaching of Jesus.

The important contribution of this volume--beyond its insightful survey of the interpretative work of influential biblical scholars and theologians through the ages--lies in its integrative treatment of the subjects, bringing together the disciplines of church history, biblical exegesis, and theology. The authors shed light on the many and varied approaches to scripture, examining theological traditions and historical, social, and political contexts, as well as substantial points of agreement.

Contributors include:
Margaret M. Mitchell on John Chrysostom
Robert Louis Wilken on Augustine
Boyd Taylor Coolman on Hugh of St. Victor
David Lyle Jeffrey on Dante and Chaucer
Susan E. Schreiner on Martin Luther
Stephen R. Spencer on John Calvin
Mark Noll on John Wesley
Timothy Larsen on Charles Haddon Spurgeon
Stanley Hauerwas on Dietrich Bonhoeffer and John Howard Yoder
William T. Cavanaugh on Pope John Paul II and Leonardo Boff
Jeffrey P. Greenman on John R. W. Stott

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781587432057
  • Publisher: Baker Publishing Group
  • Publication date: 10/1/2007
  • Pages: 280
  • Sales rank: 1,432,076
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.59 (d)

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Jeffrey P. Greenman (Ph.D., University of Virginia) is academic dean and associate professor of theology and ethics at Regent College, Vancouver. He previously taught at Wheaton College. Timothy Larsen (PhD, University of Stirling, Scotland) is professor of theology at Wheaton College and author of Crisis of Doubt: Honest Faith in Nineteenth-Century England. Greenman and Larsen are the editors of Reading Romans through the Centuries. Stephen R. Spencer (PhD, Michigan State University) is Blanchard Professor of Theology at Wheaton College.
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Table of Contents

Contributors
1. Introduction, Timothy Larsen
2. John Chrysostom, Margaret M. Mitchell
3. Augustine, Robert Louis Wilken
4. Hugh of St. Victor, Boyd Taylor Coolman
5. Dante and Chaucer, David Lyle Jeffrey
6. Martin Luther, Susan E. Schreiner
7. John Calvin, Stephen R. Spencer
8. John Wesley, Mark A. Noll
9. Charles Haddon Spurgeon, Timothy Larsen
10. Dietrich Bonhoeffer and John Howard Yoder, Stanley Hauerwas
11. Pope John Paul II and Leonardo Boff, William T. Cavanaugh
12. John R. W. Stott, Jeffrey P. Greenman
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