New Testament Ethics: The Legacies of Jesus and Paul

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Westminster John Knox Press, 1996 - Religion - 325 pages
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Neither Jesus nor Paul developed a formal ethical system, yet each left a moral legacy that forms the core of New Testament ethics. In this book, Frank Matera examines the ethic found in the teachings of Jesus and Paul. He explores the broad range of moral concerns found in these writings and finds an identifiable unity that underlies the ethical teachings of both.

 

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Contents

Ethics for the Kingdom of
13
Doing the Greater Righteousness
36
Ethics in an Age of Salvation
64
Ethics Becomes Christology
92
The Legacy of Paul
119
Ethics for the Sanctified Community
138
Walking by the Spirit
161
An Ethic of Imitation and Example
174
Ethics for a New Creation
207
Reliable Moral Guides
229
Conclusion
248
Abbreviations
257
Select Bibliography
303
Scripture Index
311
Subject Index
321
Copyright

The Obedience of Faith
184

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About the author (1996)

Frank J, Matera is the Andrews-Kelly-Ryan Professor of NewTestament at the Catholic Universityof America in Washington, D.C. He is a past president of the Catholic BiblicalAssociation of America. He is the author of ten books, includingNew Testament Ethics, New TestamentChristology, and II Corinthians in the New TestamentLibrary series, all published by WJK.

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