This book puts forward a controversial argument which has not been countered in the decade since it first appeared. Underlying its approach la the view that the New Testament may be of less relevance to the modem world than is commonly supposed. The ethical perspective of Jesus, Professor Sanders argues, is so Inescapably linked to his expectation of the imminent coming of the kingdom of God that the two cannot be separated. Paul shares Jesus' expectation of an imminent end, and consequently makes frequent use of arbitrary ...

Ethics in the New Testament 2012, SCM Press, London

ISBN-13: 9780334003991

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Ethics in the New Testament 1976, SCM-Canterbury Press Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780334004004