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Title Paul and the Roman imperial order / edited by Richard A. Horsley
Published Harrisburg, Pa. : Trinity Press International, 2004
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Description 1 online resource (ix, 198 pages)
Contents The corruption and redemption of creation : reading Rom 8:18-23 within the imperial context / Robert Jewett -- "Unmasking the powers" : toward a postcolonial analysis of 1 Thessalonians / Abraham Smith -- The Apostle Paul's self-presentation as anti-imperial performance / Neil Elliott -- Resisting imperial domination and influence : Paul's apocalyptic rhetoric in 1 Corinthians / Rollin A. Ramsaran -- Patronage and commendation, imperial and anti-imperial / Efrain Agosto -- Phil 2:6-11 and resistance to local timocratic rule : isa theō and the cult of the emperor in the East / Erik M. Heen -- Paul and the politics of virtue and vice / Jennifer Wright Knust -- Response / Simon R.F. Price
Summary The five articles and Simon PriceGÇÖs response at the core of this book were originally papers delivered in a session of the Paul and Politics Group at the 2000 SBL Annual Meeting. There are a number of special features that make this a special combination of articles on Paul in what is turning out to be a highly suggestive new perspective and context, the ancient Roman imperial order. First, these articles are all informed by and respond in some way to the ground-breaking work of Simon Price on the Roman imperial cult in Greek cities, some of the very cities in which Paul carried out his miss
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Paul, the Apostle, Saint -- Political and social views.
Bible. Epistles of Paul -- Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Christianity and politics -- History of doctrines -- Early church, ca. 30-600.
Genre/Form Aufsatzsammlung
Form Electronic book
Author Horsley, Richard A.
ISBN 0567203131 (electronic bk.)
9780567203137 (electronic bk.)