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People Under Power : Early Jewish and Christian Responses to the Roman Empire (Hardcover)

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This volume presents a batch of incisive new essays on the relationship between Roman imperial power and ideology and Christian and Jewish life and thought within the empire. Employing diverse methodologies that include historical criticism, rhetorical criticism, postcolonial criticism, and social historical studies, the contributors offer fresh perspectives on a question that is crucial for our understanding not only of the late Roman Empire, but also of the growth and change of Christianity and Judaism in the imperial period.
This volume presents a batch of incisive new essays on the relationship between Roman imperial power and ideology and Christian and Jewish life and thought within the empire. Employing diverse methodologies that include historical criticism, rhetorical criticism, postcolonial criticism, and social historical studies, the contributors offer fresh perspectives on a question that is crucial for our understanding not only of the late Roman Empire, but also of the growth and change of Christianity and Judaism in the imperial period.
Number of Pages: 258
Genre: Religion + Beliefs, History
Sub-Genre: Ancient / Rome, Christianity / History, Judaism / History
Series Title: Early Christianity in the Roman World
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Univ of Chicago Pr
Language: English
Street Date: September 15, 2015
TCIN: 16398755
UPC: 9789089645890
Item Number (DPCI): 247-33-1001
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