Glossary of Religion Chapter 2

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"the mystery of the wonderful union of the divine and human natures"
a part of the gospel according to Matthew in which Jesus preaches important moral teachings, including the Beatitudes.
Sermon on the Mount
the teaching of Jesus in the sermon on the Mount on the meaning of and way to true happiness.
people who take the Beatitudes' message to heart and attempt to live it
Beatitude Saints
God's reign or rule proclaimed by and present in Jesus in which people serve one another, share their goods with one another, and refuse to retaliate with violence against others.
kingdom of God
the activity Jesus performed prior to the Last Supper that becomes the model for all Christiam service
foot washing
teachings such as the Beatitudes and the Last Judgment that overturn commonly held values and priorities
"hard sayings" of Jesus-
attitude of strict observance of laws, regardless of circumstances and possible harm to people involved
an attitude of doing only the least that is required by law in our moral life
pushing ourselves to do more than the minimum in our moral life
moral muscle

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