— precisely the reverent and relevant ethicists — had been hiding from
Note: Yoder's thesis.
This study makes that claim. It claims not only that Jesus is, according to the biblical witness, a model of radical political action, but
1. The ethic of Jesus is an ethic for an “Interim” which Jesus thought would be very brief.
How the death of Jesus works our justification is a divine miracle and mystery; how he died, or the kind of life which led to the kind of death he died, is therefore ethically immaterial.
Note: Jesus' life doesn't matter. the could have lived in a shack on the side of a hill and came down to be crucified.