Video Bundle: The Jesus of Scripture + Understanding Jesus' Greatest Sermon - 8 DVDs Total

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Video Bundle: The Jesus of Scripture + Understanding Jesus' Greatest Sermon - 8 DVDs Total

  • Professor and Graff Chair in Catholic Theological Studies,
  • Creighton University
2 Course Bundle: 24 Lectures (8 DVDs) + Electronic Study Guide
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The Jesus of Scripture
by Rev. Donald Senior, C.P., S.T.D., Ph.D.

Understanding Jesus' Greatest Sermon
by Fr. Dennis Hamm, S.J., Ph.D.

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Topic Titles
Topic Titles
The Jesus of Scripture
  • Introduction
  • The Gospels as Portraits of Jesus
  • The Origin of Jesus and His Identity as Son of God
  • Jesus and His Disciples
  • Jesus the Healer
  • Jesus as Teacher
  • Jesus the Prophet
  • Jesus the Christ
  • The Passion and Death of Jesus
  • The Meaning of Jesus’ Death
  • Jesus Risen
  • Beyond Jesus: The Risen Christ and the Early Church

Understanding Jesus' Greatest Sermon
  • Preliminaries: Why Listen to Matthew and Luke?
  • Four on the Plain: The Beatitudes (and Woes) According to Luke (6:20-26)
  • Nine on the Mount: The Beatitudes According to Matthew
  • Salt, Light, and Fulfillment of the Law (Matt 5:13-20)
  • Anger, Lust, Divorce and Oaths (Matt 5:21-37)
  • The Fifth “Antithesis”: From Balanced Retaliation to Creative Nonviolence (Matt 5:38-42)
  • The Love of Enemies (Matt 5:43-48; Luke 6:27-36)
  • For His Eyes Only: Almsgiving, Prayer, and Fasting (Matt 6:1-18; Luke 11:2-8)
  • Treasure, Eye, Master, and Your Father’s Care (Matt 6:19-34; Luke 12:13-34)
  • Judge Not, but Use Your Head and Heart (Matt 7:1-12; Luke 6:31, 37-42; 11:6-32)
  • Do What You Hear!
  • Post-Biblical Responses to Jesus’ Teaching on Nonviolence
About Your Presenter

Fr. Donald Senior is one of Catholicism’s leading New Testament scholars. He is President Emeritus of the Catholic Theological Union in Chicago, where he is also a professor of the New Testament. A Roman Catholic priest of the Passionist order, Fr. Senior has served on the Pontifical Biblical Commission since Pope John Paul II named him to it in 2001. He has taught and led study tours in the Holy Land for over 25 years. In addition to having written books and articles too numerous to list, Fr. Senior is the general editor of The Bible Today and The Catholic Study Bible, as well as coeditor of the 22-volume commentary series New Testament Message.

Fr. Donald Senior earned his doctorate in New Testament Studies from the University of Louvain, Belgium, and completed further graduate studies at Hebrew Union College and Harvard University. He is past president of the Catholic Biblical Association and of the Association of Theological Schools of the United States and Canada. In 1994, the Catholic Library Association of America gave him its Jerome Award for outstanding scholarship. In 1996, the National Catholic Education Association awarded him the Bishop Loras Lane Award for his outstanding contribution to theological education.

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Father Dennis Hamm is Professor of Theology and the Amelia B. and Emil G. Graff Endowed Faculty Chair in Catholic Theology at Creighton University, where he has taught Scripture since 1975. He received a Ph.D. in Biblical Languages and Literature from St. Louis University, and he holds advanced degrees in English and in Philosophy and Letters. Fr. Hamm has been a Fellow at the Yale School of Divinity, a researcher at the Pontifical Biblical Institute in Rome, and a scholar-in-residence at the Tantur Ecumenical Institute in Jerusalem.

A priest of the Society of Jesus since 1970, Fr. Hamm is a member of the Catholic Biblical Association, the Society of Biblical Literature, the College Theology Society, and Pax Christi. His articles have appeared in many prominent publications, and from 1996 to 1999, he wrote the weekly “Word” column for America. His most recent book is Building Our House on Rock: The Sermon on the Mount as Jesus’ Vision for Our Lives, as Told by Matthew and Luke, published by the Word Among Us Press (2011).

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The Jesus of Scripture
Our group just finished viewing this DVD series. It was very well received. Would highly recommend this series. Extremely well presented; intelligent yet not over one's head; Fr. Senior is an engaging speaker who holds the attention of the viewers.; the material was so interesting. Review by Caroline (Posted on 11/17/2014)
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