A Theological Commentary
Jonathan T. Pennington (PhD, University of St. Andrews) is associate professor of New Testament interpretation and director of research doctoral studies at the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky. He is the author of Reading the Gospels Wisely: A Narrative and Theological Introduction and Heaven and Earth in the Gospel of Matthew.
Contents Translation of the Sermon on the Mount Introduction: An Overall Reading Strategy for the Sermon Part 1: Orientation 1. The Encyclopedic Context of the Sermon 2. Makarios: Macarisms underneath and in the Beatitudes 3. Teleios: Wholeness throughout the Sermon 4. Seven More Key Terms and Concepts in the Sermon 5. The Structure(s) of the Sermon and Its Setting within Matthew Part 2: Commentary 6. Matthew 5:1-16 7. Matthew 5:17-48 8. Matthew 6:1-21 9. Matthew 6:19-34 10. Matthew 7:1-12 11. Matthew 7:13-8:1 Part 3: Theological Reflection 12. The Sermon on the Mount and the Theology of Human Flourishing: A Sketch Indexes