Sermon on the Mount


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Sermon on the Mount

New Testament a major discourse delivered by Christ, including the Beatitudes and the Lord's Prayer (Matthew 5--7)
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We can let the Gospel train our ears by paying attention to the beginning sounds in its first narrative section and Jesus' first great speech in the Gospel, the Sermon on the Mount.
In a subsequent conversation in which Professor Rhoads and I reflected on the power of performance to transform interpretation, he issued a second challenge: to write a performance commentary on the Sermon on the Mount.
Following the pattern of the transforming initiatives identified in the Sermon on the Mount as the normative guide, the book's second part addresses crucial contemporary moral issues, reflecting both on experience and on social scientific data.
That seems to be the scriptural edict of the moment in Mississippi, where legislators have passed a bill that would permit the Ten Commandments, "In God We Trust" posters and excerpts from Jesus' Sermon on the Mount to be posted in public schools and other government buildings.
Gibson, who directed the film and co-wrote it with Benedict Fitzgerald, teases us with brief flashbacks of Jesus' life - the Sermon on the Mount, the Last Supper, some tender moments with mother Mary.
One is astonished, for example, to find how early in the Gospel of Matthew the Sermon on the Mount appears).
Martin Luther and John Wesley on the Sermon on the Mount.
He told the congregation at St Paul's Cathedral that the morality preached by Jesus in the Sermon on the Mount now appeared "topsy turvy" to today's generation.
And Mowat cites Mahatma Gandhi, by origin a Hindu, as being `overjoyed' on first hearing the Sermon on the Mount.
Perhaps we should express our New Year's resolutions by publicly reading the Sermon on the Mount on a Sunday in January.
It is therefore especially noteworthy, we believe, that Shakespeare drew so much of the play's pattern of biblical allusion, including the title, from the Sermon on the Mount, which among other things gives special attention to the discrepancy between the spirit and the letter of the law.
And though its methods were developed in large measure by Gandhi, there was no doubt about the Mahatma's principal source--the Sermon on the Mount.