1. Introduction; 2. The Lex Talionis In Recent Interpretation; 3. The Lex Talionis In The Old Testament; 4. The Lex Talionis In Early Judaism; 5. Historical Background/Context Of Matthew 5:39-42; 6. An Exegesis Of Matthew 5:38-42; 7. Correlation Of Matthew 5:38-42 Past And Present; 8. Final Conclusions
James Davis is on the senior faculty at Jordan Evangelical Theological Seminary, Amman, Jordan teaching New Testament studies. He worked as a Bible translator/editor for the Holman Christian Standard Bible and served as an adjunct faculty at Dallas Theological Seminary.