Kenneth Bailey’s Beatitudes


1. The humble and pious already have the Kingdom of God.
2. God comforts the humble and pious when they mourn.
3. The non- violent and powerless are the rightful owners of the Promised Land (not the Romans and Zealots, and probably not Hamas and the Israeli military … )

Paraphrased from Jesus through Middle Eastern Eyes

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Author: Ted Witham

Husband and father, Grandfather.Franciscan, writer and Anglican priest.

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