- all segments from bible that were unconceivable to scientific mind leaving Jesus as a persuasive moral figure but not divine 2 This is the

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*Ernerst check, ENTR packet Matthew’s Gospel Reflect on movie in light of the book (atonement) for EC Correct syllabus- no reading for next class but focus on paper Abraham(1800BC)-David, David(1000BC)-Babylonian Exile, Exile(587BC)-Jesus Matthew is speaking to Christian Jews who broke away to follow Jesus Exile is the alienation of God The day of the Lord/The day of judgment o Themes: 1. Turning point reached (judgment) 2. Note of resistance WWJD? o Perennial and self-evident nature of Christianity, following Jesus o Imitation of Christ, imitation of God. o Identification of more specific moral content Christian moral life/ Christian ethic o “Virtue-Ethic” 1. Perfectionist/love eithic o Theological Ethic o Costly Ethic
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1. Jefferson’s ethic- wrote his own bible (Jefferson bible) removing
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Unformatted text preview: all segments from bible that were unconceivable to scientific mind, leaving Jesus as a persuasive moral figure, but not divine 2. This is the contrast to the theological ethic • Neusner spoke in reflection of Sermon on the Mount and states that having been there he couldn’t have believed it. ‘Nub of the problem is Jesus’ use of the word “ Me ”’ o Would have heard 3 things that offended him Jesus practiced “keep holy the Sabath” • Took focus from Sabath to himself Claim to tear down temple & rebuild in 3 days Attack on family hierarchy- focus on Jesus as family rather than look up to father/mother The only thing that Jesus adds to Judaism is himself tired...
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course THEO 215 taught by Professor Vojda during the Spring '08 term at St. Thomas.

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- all segments from bible that were unconceivable to scientific mind leaving Jesus as a persuasive moral figure but not divine 2 This is the

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