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The Sermon on the Mount (Hermeneia)

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Hardcover, 695 pages
Published June 29th 1995 by Fortress Press (first published April 1995)
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Mixed feelings. Sure, it's encyclopedic in the range of information that it brings to bear on the world's most famous sermon, so if you want to understand the genre of the beatitudes or the relationship between Jesus's sermon and various parallels in Egypt or Greece or elsewhere in the ancient world, no one will do you better. But if your goal is to obtain increased spiritual insight into the meaning of the sermon and apply its teaching in your life, then this commentary is not very helpful, and ...more
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Hans Dieter Betz is a German/American scholar of the New Testament and Early Christianity at the University of Chicago. He has made influential contributions to research on Paul's Letter to the Galatians, the Sermon on the Mount and the Greco-Roman context of Early Christianity.
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