“Human Flourishing”

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Jonathan Pennington, associate professor of New Testament interpretation and director of research doctoral studies at the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, discusses features of his new book, The Sermon on the Mount and Human Flourishing: a Theological Commentary (Baker, 2017). In particular he argues that the beatitudes (ch. 5) are all about human flourishing. “Flourishing are the poor in spirit . . . “ (Matthew 5.3)

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