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Living the Sermon on the Mount: A Practical Hope for Grace and Deliverance

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In "Living the Sermon on the Mount," theologian and award-winning author Glen H. Stassen helps us to see that the revolutionary ideas in the Sermon on the Mount about loving and caring for each other, living in peace, and acting justly are not unattainable ideals but a recipe for wholeness and healing in our human relationships and deliverance from the vicious cycles that ...more
Hardcover, 222 pages
Published July 1st 2006 by Jossey-Bass
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Frames the sermon on mount not as Jesus giving an idealistic pie-in-the-sky ethic that we can't live up to, but as a concrete and merciful way of living that releases us from cycles of dead-end violence.
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Glen Harold Stassen was a Southern Baptist theologian who helped define the social-justice wing of the evangelical movement in the 1980s and played a role in advancing nuclear disarmament talks toward the end of the Cold War.

Stassen studied nuclear physics at the University of Virginia and worked briefly in a naval laboratory after graduation before deciding that he could not contribute to the dev
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