The Ten Commandments and the Beatitudes are often considered significant texts for the Christian moral life. However, most interpretations of these passages either focus on the original meaning of the text or how the texts should impact ordinary living today.
In The Ten Commandments and the Beatitudes Yiu Sing Lúcás Chan brings together biblical studies and Christian ethics to look at these foundational texts in a new way. For each passage Chan asks both what the texts meant and what they mean today. He helps readers to carefully study the text’s original meaning, then interpret the text within a sound ethical framework.
The Ten Commandments and the Beatitudes is an excellent introduction to key concepts in biblical studies and Christian ethics that combines sound study with warmth and wisdom.
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers; September 2012
- ISBN 9781442215559
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- Title: The Ten Commandments and the Beatitudes
- Author: Yiu Sing Lúcás Chan; Harrington, Daniel J., (other); Keenan, SJ, James F., (other)
Imprint: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
In The Press
This book constitutes a major step forward in the blending of biblical studies and ethics. Moreover, it brings together scholarly research, wisdom, and practical insights for our daily lives. It offers treasures for any reader seeking paths for moral and spiritual growth.
About The Author
Yiu Sing Lúcás Chan (1968–2015) taught at the Jesuit School of Theology in Berkeley, a graduate school of Santa Clara University.