Turn The Other Cheek Go The Extra Mile Give The Extra Coat These Three Statements, Which Form A Major Part Of Jesus Of Nazareth S Sermon On The Mount Have Widely Been Understood As An Instruction For Followers Of Jesus To Be Subservient And To Roll Over In The Face Of Oppression.In This Concise But Far Reaching Work, Jonathan Howard Points Us To The Truth Of These Statements That They Are Not An Order To Surrender, But An Order To Confront The Oppressors Creatively.Through Examining The Old Testament Concept Of The Lex Talionis, Through To Examining The Etymology Of The Greek Word , Howard Seeks To Show The Real Meaning Of These Sayings, And How It Should Impact Christians Today, On Both A Micro And Macro Level.Engaging And Highly Readable, This Work Is Laced With Theological Truth And Is Rooted In Good Scholarship.
Jonathan Charles Howard is head if the Department of Cell Genetics at the University of Cologne, Germany He was a Fulbright Scholar, is a Fellow of the Royal Society, and a Member of the Academia Europaea.
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- Resist Not
- Jonathan Howard
- 01 August 2017 Jonathan Howard