Speaking Jesus, by David Buttrick

David Buttrick, who through his teaching and writing has shaped a generation of Pro­testant preachers, admits he is not "a guild-approved" biblical scholar. But he here puts forward a homiletic method for examining the text of Jesus' Sermon on the Mount/
Plain. Including both Mat­thew's and Luke's version of Jesus' sermon, he takes a careful look at the history of its interpretation as well as its sources. Impressively, Buttrick then analyses the sermon pericope by pericope. One might describe this book as a homiletic commentary, rounded out by some of Buttrick's own sermons to illustrate the perspective he supplies.


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