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

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


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Believers around the world and throughout time have relied on their knowledge of the Lord's Prayer, the Beatitudes, and the Golden Rule. The Sermon on the Mount through the Centuries offers illuminating insights into our identity in Christ as it is found in his most famous words. These enlightening essays will heighten the reader's relationship with Christ and make the founders of the faith wholly accessible today. Contributors include Stanley Hauerwas, David Lyle Jeffrey, Margaret M. Mitchell, Mark A. Noll, and Robert L. Wilken.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781587432057
Publisher: Baker Publishing Group
Publication date: 10/01/2007
Pages: 280
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.59(d)

About the Author

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.

Table of Contents

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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