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The Sermon on the mount : a commentary on the Sermon on the mount, including the Sermon on the plain (Matthew 5:3-7:27 and Luke 6:20-49)

Print Book, English, ©1995
Fortress Press, Minneapolis, ©1995
Criticism, interpretation, etc
xxxvii, 695 pages ; 25 cm.
9780800660314, 9780334026068, 0800660315, 0334026067
31899998
Introduction
Approaching the text
The major problems of research in historical perspective
The literary composition
The literary genre
The literary function
Commentary: The Sermon on the Mount (SM/Matt 5:3
7:27)
5:3-12: The beatitudes
5:13-16: The commission
5:17-20: The hermeneutical principles
5:21-48: The antitheses
6: 1-18 The cultic instruction
6:19-7:12: The conduct of daily life
7:13-23: The eschatological warnings
7: 24-27: The parable of the two builders
Commentary: The Sermon on the plain (SP/Luke 6:20b-49)
6:20b-26: The beatitudes and the woes
6:27-45: Rules for the conduct of the disciples
6:46-49: The parable of the two builders
English text with some comparative material in Greek, Latin, Canaanite, and Akkadian