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Author Winn, Adam, 1976- author.

Title Reading Mark's Christology under Caesar : Jesus the Messiah and Roman Imperial ideology / Adam Winn
Published Downers Grove : InterVarsity Press, 2018
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Contents Reconstructing Mark's historical setting -- Mark's Christological titles -- The powerful Jesus of Mark 1-8 -- The suffering Jesus of Mark 8:22-10:52 -- A Roman reading of Mark's so-called secrecy motif -- Jesus and the Temple -- Jesus in Mark's passion narrative
Summary Did Mark write his Gospel in response to Roman imperial propaganda surrounding the destruction of Jerusalem? Adam Winn helps us rediscover how Mark might have been read by Christians in Rome during the aftermath of this cataclysmic event. He introduces us to the imperial propaganda of the Flavian emperors and excavates the Markan text for themes that address the Roman imperial setting
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Jesus Christ -- Person and offices
Jesus Christ.
Bible. Mark -- Criticism, interpretation, etc. -- History
Bibel Markusevangelium
Bible. Mark.
Church history -- Primitive and early church, ca. 30-600.
Emperor worship -- Rome.
Propaganda, Roman.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
History.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2018027295
ISBN 0830885625
9780830885626