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by Stanley Hauerwas


by Stanley Hauerwas


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This commentary brings the stimulating insights of world-renowned theologian Stanley Hauerwas to the first Gospel. This volume, like each in the Brazos Theological Commentary on the Bible, is designed to serve the church—through aid in preaching, teaching, study groups, and so forth—and demonstrate the continuing intellectual and practical viability of theological interpretation of the Bible.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781587433818
Publisher: Baker Publishing Group
Publication date: 04/21/2015
Series: Brazos Theological Commentary on the Bible
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 272
Sales rank: 927,376
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Stanley Hauerwas (PhD, Yale University) is professor emeritus of divinity and law at Duke University. His previous books include Cross-Shattered Christ, Performing the Faith, The Peaceable Kingdom, With the Grain of the Universe, A Better Hope, and Christian Existence Today.

Table of Contents

Series Preface 9

Preface 15

Abbreviations 17

Introduction 18

Matthew 1 In the Beginning 23

Matthew 2 Terror and Escape 37

Matthew 3 Tin Baptist 43

Matthew 4 Ministry 50

Matthew 5 The Sermon 55

Matthew 6 Practicing Prayer 74

Matthew 7 The Wav of the Church 84

Matthew 8-9 The Power of the Kingdom 93

Matthew 10 The Sending 105

Matthew 11-12 "Are You the One to Come?" 113

Matthew 13 The Parable of the Kingdom 126

Matthew 14-15 John's Death, Jesus's Miracles, and Controversies 137

Matthew 16 "Yon Are the Messiah" 146

Matthew 17 The Transfiguration 154

Matthew 18 The Church 160

Matthew 19-20 Marriage, Wealth, and Power 168

Matthew 21-22 Jerusalem and the Temple 181

Matthew 23 Jesus on the Attack 195

Matthew 24-25 Enduring 201

Matthew 26 Betrayal and Attest 213

Matthew 27 Crucifixion 229

Matthew 28 Resurrection 244

Bibliography 251

Subject Index 255

Scripture Index 263

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