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Children of a Compassionate God

A Theological Exegesis of Luke 6:20-49
  • By L. John Topel
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Luke 1-6:16 forms the literary context for the Sermon on the Plain. This context grounds Jesus' teaching authority as the Son of God. The beatitudes and woes (6:20-26) establish a revolutionary vision of the authentic human life. The love commandment is grounded in two general ethical principles - the Golden Rule (6:31) as a maxim of general altruism and the imitatio Dei (6:36) making human conduct respond to the deepest human desires intimated in the Rule. Consequently, Christian disciples are to avoid hostile judgment, as their master did; one can judge truly only by examining the fruits one produces. These commands, which carry human authenticity beyond its limits, are the only way to avoid total destruction.

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  • Additional Details
    • SKU: 9780814650851
    • Manufacturer: Liturgical Pr
    • Language of Text: English
    • ISBN 13: 9780814650851
    • ISBN 10: 0814650856
    • Publication Date: 10/01/2001
    • Format: Paperback
    • Author: L. John Topel
    • Page Count: 340
    • Width: 6.04 inches
    • Height: 0.90 inches
    • Length: 9.03 inches
    • Weight: 1.27 pounds
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