Jesus and Empire The Kingdom of God and the New World Disorder

ISBN-10: 080063490X

ISBN-13: 9780800634902

Edition: 2002

Authors: Richard A. Horsley

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List price: $18.00
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Augsburg Fortress, Publishers
Publication date: 11/12/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 192
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.594
Language: English

Introduction: American Identity and a Depoliticized Jesus
Roman Imperialism: The New World Disorder
The Emergence of a Single Superpower
Roman Imperialism
Indirect Rule through Kings and High Priests
Resistance and Rebellion in Judea and Galilee
The Persistence and Social Roots of Revolt in Roman Palestine
Protest, Resistance, and Terrorism by Scribal Groups
Popular Protests - and Distinctive Israelite Movements
Toward a Relational Approach to Jesus
Multiple Aspects in Considering a Historical Leader
Historical Conditions and Cultural Traditions
Discerning Jesus-in-Movement in Gospel Sources
Taking the Gospel Whole
God's Judgment of the Roman Imperial Order
The Conditions of Renewal: Judgment of Rulers
Jesus' Prophetic Condemnation of the Temple and High Priests
Jesus' Prophetic Condemnation of Roman Imperial Rule
Covenantal Community and Cooperation
Healing the Effects of Imperialism
Working in Village Communities
Renewing Covenantal Communities
Jesus' Alternative to the Roman Imperial Order
Epilogue: Christian Empire and American Empire
Index of Ancient Sources
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