BIBL 528

The Sermon on the Mount

Course Description

No portion of Scripture has been more thoroughly studied, preached upon, or written about than the Sermon on the Mount. This famous and influential passage from the Gospel of Matthew has a bearing on many fundamental questions of Christian life: What is the nature of God's kingdom? What does godliness look like? What ethical considerations are paramount? How do the Old and New Testaments relate to one another, and what are the implications of that relationship for our lives? Explore this passage's significance in the context of the Gospel of Matthew and Scripture as a whole. Consider its place in the history of the church and its relation to common ethical and theological categories. Leave with a deeper understanding of what it means to be a faithful follower of Jesus.

Dates Jul 24–Jul 28
Days & Times Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri
Format Onsite/Online
Credit Hours 1–2
Audit Hours 1



Jonathan Pennington

Professor of New Testament Interpretation

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There are no prerequisites for this course.

What I love about Regent is that it’s a place for people who have questions about their ordinary lives. Not just academic theological questions, but questions about what it means to live the good life or be faithful. Not just a space for heady conversations but a place to wrestle with faith and a place where they can belong.” — Vivian Lee (MATS student)