Cloth $124.00 ISBN: 9789089645890 Will Publish December 2014 For sale only in the United States, its dependencies, the Philippines, and Canada

People under Power

Early Jewish and Christian Responses to the Roman Power Empire

Edited by Michael Labahn and Outi Lehtipuu

Edited by Michael Labahn and Outi Lehtipuu

Distributed for Amsterdam University Press

320 pages | 6 x 9
Cloth $124.00 ISBN: 9789089645890 Will Publish December 2014 For sale only in the United States, its dependencies, the Philippines, and Canada
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.
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