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Sermon on the Mount (The Story of God Bible Commentary | SGBC)

, 2013
ISBN: 9780310517535

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Emphasizing the historical distance between the New Testament and our contemporary culture, The Sermon on the Mount by Scot McKnight, part of the new The Story of God Bible Commentary series, offers helpful contextual insights for those seeking to discern how to live out the Bible in today’s world. Perfect for pastors, students, Sunday school teachers, and lay people alike, this highly anticipated series provides a clear and compelling exposition of the text in the context of the Bible’s overarching story. The authors move away from “application” language, which has been criticized as being too simplistic, encouraging instead a wider perspective and discussion of how the biblical story can be lived today.

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  • Title: Sermon on the Mount
  • Author: Scot McKnight
  • Series: The Story of God Bible Commentary
  • Publisher: Zondervan
  • Print Publication Date: 2013
  • Logos Release Date: 2013
  • Pages: 320
  • Era: era:contemporary
  • Language: English
  • Resources: 1
  • Format: Digital › Logos Research Edition
  • Subject: Sermon on the Mount › Commentaries
  • ISBNs: 9780310517535, 0310517532
  • Resource Type: Bible Commentary
  • Metadata Last Updated: 2023-09-26T21:36:25Z
Scot McKnight

Scot McKnight is a theologian who has focused most of his writings on the New Testament and the historical Jesus. He is currently a professor of New Testament at Northern Baptist Theological Seminary in Lombard, IL. He earned a B.A. degree from Grand Rapids Baptist College (now Cornerstone University), an M.A. degree from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, and a Ph.D. from the University of Nottingham.

McKnight is a member of the Society Biblical Literature and the Society for New Testament Studies. He has written and edited many award-winning books. He has over 25 books to his name, including Dictionary of Jesus and the Gospels, the volumes on Galatians and 1 Peter in the NIV Application Commentary, and A New Vision for Israel: The Teaching of Jesus in National Context.


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  1. Alessandro



  2. David Anfinrud
    I like the way the material is presented. It makes you think.
  3. Paul



    Deep and engaging. The author interacted with contempoary commentaries (including Stanley Hauerwas, Davies and Allison) as well as patristic commentaries, extracting insightful tidbits from them and knitting them back into a book that is exciting to read. Instead of writing like an academic analyzing the text, the author explained how the Sermon's implication in our lives.
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