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The Sermon on the Mount in Christian Ethics

The most famous of Jesus' teachings has been variously interpreted in the history of Christian ethical reflection. After placing the text in its biblical setting, this course will examine a range of interpretations, traditional (e.g., Augustine, Aquinas, Menno Simons) and contemporary (e.g., Kierkegaard, Tolstoy, Bonhoeffer.)

RELIGST 2CE3

The Sermon on the Mount in Christian Ethics

Unit(s): 3.0 Level(s): II Term(s): Offered?: No Language?: No

The most famous of Jesus' teachings has been variously interpreted in the history of Christian ethical reflection. After placing the text in its biblical setting, this course will examine a range of interpretations, traditional (e.g., Augustine, Aquinas, Menno Simons) and contemporary (e.g., Kierkegaard, Tolstoy, Bonhoeffer.)