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God and empire : Jesus against Rome, then and now

Author: John Dominic Crossan
Publisher: [San Francisco] : HarperSanFrancisco, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Discusses biblical themes about the dangers of empire and power that are relevant to today's world, revealing what Scripture says in order to counter biblical misinterpretations that are used to justify present-day military violence.
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Jesus Christ; Jesus Christ.
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Dominic Crossan
ISBN: 0060843233 9780060843236
OCLC Number: 70836808
Description: 257 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Prologue --
Empire and the barbarism of civilization --
God and the ambiguity of power --
Jesus and the kingdom of God --
Paul and the justice of equality --
Apocalypse and the pornography of violence --
Epilogue --
Index.
Other Titles: God & empire
Responsibility: John Dominic Crossan.
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Discusses biblical themes about the dangers of empire and power that are relevant to today's world, revealing what Scripture says in order to counter biblical misinterpretations that are used to justify present-day military violence.

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