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THE "POOR" IN THE BEATITUDES OF MATTHEW AND LUKE

@inproceedings{Meadors2005THEI,
  title={THE "POOR" IN THE BEATITUDES OF MATTHEW AND LUKE},
  author={Gary T. Meadors},
  year={2005}
}
The identification of the poor in Luke 6:20 has been disputed. Some have seen them as the economically impoverished. However. it must be noted that Jesus was specifically addressing his disciples when he uttered the beatitude of the poor. Furthermore. Luke 6:20-26 stands in the literary tradition of an eschatological reversal motif found in Psalm 37. Isaiah 6/. and in certain Qumran materials. A comparison of Luke 6:20-26 with these materials indicates a connection between 7lTwxof in Luke 6:20… Expand
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