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Free download Ý PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook é Richard A Horsley Richard A Horsley é 0 characters Read & Download Paul and Empire: Religion and Power in Roman Imperial Society Over the centuries Paul has been understood as the prototypical convert from Judaism to Christianity At the time of Paul s conversion however Christianity did not yet exist Moreover Paul says nothing to indicate that he was abandoning Judaism or Israel He in fact understood his mission as the fulfillment of the promises to Israel and of Israel s own destiny In brief Paul s gospel and mission were set over against the Roman Empire not Judaism This anthology brings together incisive and groundbreaking essays on 1 The Gospel of Imperial Salvation revealing how the imperial cult by its dominance in urban public space created a pervasive presence of imperial beneficence and salvation integrated into traditional Greek religion; 2 Patronage and Power disclosing the networks of patronage relations that held the empire together so as to render occupying troops and imperial bureaucracy unnecessary in urbanized areas such as Corinth and Ephesus key centers of Paul's mission 3 Paul's Articulation of an Alternative Gospel discerning how Paul borrows much of the key language of the imperial religion in preaching his own gospel of a Lord who had been crucified by imperial rulers but vindicated by God as the true universal Lord 4 The Assemblies of an Alternative International Society exploring ways in which the assemblies Paul founded in Asia Minor and Greece were to embody patterns alternative to the hierarchical human relations that dominated Roman imperial society Richard A Horsley is Professor of Classics and Religion at the University of Massachusetts Boston He is author of Galilee History Politics People and Archaeology History and Society in Galilee Social Context of Jesus and the Rabbis both published by Trinity Press International.

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Free download Ý PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook é Richard A Horsley Richard A Horsley é 0 characters Read & Download Paul and Empire: Religion and Power in Roman Imperial Society Over the centuries Paul has been understood as the prototypical convert from Judaism to Christianity At the time of Paul s conversion however Christianity did not yet exist Moreover Paul says nothing to indicate that he was abandoning Judaism or Israel He in fact understood his mission as the fulfillment of the promises to Israel and of Israel s own destiny In brief Paul s gospel and mission were set over against the Roman Empire not Judaism This anthology brings together incisive and groundbreaking essays on 1 The Gospel of Imperial Salvation revealing how the imperial cult by its dominance in urban public space created a pervasive presence of imperial beneficence and salvation integrated into traditional Greek religion; 2 Patronage and Power disclosing the networks of patronage relations that held the empire together so as to render occupying troops and imperial bureaucracy unnecessary in urbanized areas such as Corinth and Ephesus key centers of Paul's mission 3 Paul's Articulation of an Alternative Gospel discerning how Paul borrows much of the key language of the imperial religion in preaching his own gospel of a Lord who had been crucified by imperial rulers but vindicated by God as the true universal Lord 4 The Assemblies of an Alternative International Society exploring ways in which the assemblies Paul founded in Asia Minor and Greece were to embody patterns alternative to the hierarchical human relations that dominated Roman imperial society Richard A Horsley is Professor of Classics and Religion at the University of Massachusetts Boston He is author of Galilee History Politics People and Archaeology History and Society in Galilee Social Context of Jesus and the Rabbis both published by Trinity Press International.

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  • Paul and Empire: Religion and Power in Roman Imperial Society
  • Richard A Horsley
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  • 19 June 2018
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