Rome In The Bible Books
Books con argomento Rome In The Bible
Matthew and Empire
edizioni Continuum Intl Pub Group collana Continuum Intl Pub Group (Paperback)
This book argues that Matthew's gospel protests the imperial ideology of theology of Roman imperialism by asserting that God's purposes are performed not by the empire but by Jesus and his community of disciples.>
Spectacles Of Empire
Frilingos Christopher A.
edizioni Univ of Pennsylvania Pr collana Univ of Pennsylvania Pr (Hardcover)
The book of Revelation presents a daunting picture of the destruction of the world, complete with clashing gods, a multiheaded beast, armies of heaven, and the final judgment of mankind. The bizarre conclusion to the New Testament is routinely cited as an example of the early Christian renunciation of the might and...
Anti-Roman Cryptograms in the New Testament
Becks Norman A.
edizioni Peter Lang Pub Inc collana Peter Lang Pub Inc (Paperback)
A pastor in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, Beck (theology and classical languages, Texas Lutheran U.) identifies passages in what he calls the Newer Testament that could be read by early Christians as surreptitiously critical of Roman rule and rulers. He finds them in the Jesus of history, the letters...
The Reign of God And Rome in Luke's Passion Narrative
edizioni Brill Academic Pub collana Brill Academic Pub (Hardcover)
Pursuing his long effort to open cultural interpretation of the Bible from an East Asian perspective, Korean biblical scholar Ahn combines postcolonial cultural studies and historical analysis to gain insight into Luke/Acts. He demonstrates the ways in which Luke treats the Roman Empire, both directly and indirectly...