It’s the Least We Can Do: End of Year A Commentary

Matthew 25:31-46

Two of the great discourses Matthew attributed to Jesus have defined Christianity: the first is the Sermon on the Mount, which is generally thought to go back to the historical Jesus and to reflect his authentic teachings.  The second is the portion of the Last Judgment from 25:34-40:

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End Times – Apocalypse 101: Proper 18-19, Year A

Matthew 24 and 25 (selections)

This commentary will conclude the exploration of the Gospel of Matthew over the next two weeks, dealing with two doctrines that became fundamental to traditional Christianity, and skewed the teachings of Jesus almost beyond recognition:  Apocalyptic eschatology and the Last Judgment.

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