The Sermon on the Mount by Joachim Jeremias
Dr. Jeremias' other books published in English include The Parables of Jesus (New York: Scribner's), The Eucharistic Words of Jesus (New York: Macmillan), and Unknown Sayings of Jesus (Seabury). This book is a translation of Die Bergpredigt, Number 27 in the series "Calwer Hefre" edited by Theodor Schlatter and published by Calwer Verlag, Stuttgart,in 1959. The English version was first published by The Athlone Press, London, in 1961, then Fortress Press in 1963.
(ENTIRE BOOK) Does the Sermon on the Mount lay down rigid rules that Christians must follow, or is it only a standard to reveal human sin? Did Jesus mean it should be taken literally? Dr. Jeremian explains simply and clearly how the sermon came to be, and its contemporary relevance.
Chapter 1: The Problem
Chapter 2: The Origins of the Sermon 0n the Mount
Chapter 3: The Sermon on the Mount as an Early Christian Catechism
Chapter 4: The Individual Sayings of Jesus
Chapter 5: Not Law, but Gospel
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