Contrast Community: Practicing the Sermon on the Mount by James L. Bailey,Craig L. Nessan PDF

By James L. Bailey,Craig L. Nessan

ISBN-10: 1498265340

ISBN-13: 9781498265348

ISBN-10: 1620325640

ISBN-13: 9781620325643

No part of Scripture has been extra influential in renewing church and society than Jesus' Sermon at the Mount. This publication invitations teams and participants right into a transformative engagement with those striking teachings of Jesus. available attention of every significant textual content is complemented by means of feedback for multisensory tools through which to complement the study—quotes, questions, software routines, songs, and prayers. religion groups are challenged not just to review the Sermon at the Mount yet to start working towards those radical teachings of Jesus. as well as use in congregations, this quantity is suggested for faculty and seminary sessions that search holistic tools for attractive biblical texts.

“The Sermon at the Mount’s transformative strength is discovered in basic terms while it really is played between and via God’s humans. below Jim Bailey’s transparent, enticing path, we not just listen the Sermon in clean methods, yet are invited to sing it, pray it, and grapple with it in our congregations and our day-by-day lives, the place it types us right into a ‘contrast community’—salt and lightweight for a mindless and darkish world.”

—Stanley P. Saunders
Columbia Theological Seminary

James L. Bailey is the loo S. and William A. Wagner Professor Emeritus of Biblical Theology at Wartburg Theological Seminary in Dubuque, Iowa. He has released a number of Bible reviews for the church and is the coauthor of Literary kinds within the New Testament (1992).

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