The author's aim is to help thinking lay persons and people preparing sermons to apply NT ethics within a modern culture, while still remaining faithful to the text - by taking into account the ancient culture.
This is high quality scholarship at a very accessible level.
Over the centuries Jesus's teaching on ethical matters has often become muted and distorted.
This book sets the matter straight. Here are 30 areas of ethical debate: in each context Jesus offered insights which would have left his contemporaries agape.