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Christ and empire

Joerg Rieger

Christ and empire

from Paul to postcolonial times

by Joerg Rieger

  • 72 Want to read
  • 9 Currently reading

Published by Fortress Press in Minneapolis, MN .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Jesus Christ -- Person and offices.,
  • Christianity and politics.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJoerg Rieger.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBT203 .R54 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17173139M
    ISBN 109780800620387
    LC Control Number2006038938

      Christ and Caesar: The Gospel and the Roman Empire in the Writings of Paul and Luke by Seyoon Kim (Wm. B. Eerdmans, ) is an important book on a subject of great personal interest. The book I am currently writing (Holy Subversion) illuminates the ways in which the gospel proclaimed by the earliest Christians was deliberately subversive of.   But this book is not intended as a comprehensive history of early Christianity and its complex, embattled relationship to the Roman empire, and it would be unfair to judge it against that : Tim Whitmarsh.

    The alliance between church and empire. Constantine the Great, declared emperor at York, Britain (), converted to Christianity, convened the Council of Arles (), became sole emperor (), virtually presided over the ecumenical Council of Nicaea (), founded the city of Constantinople (), and died in In the 4th century he was regarded as the great revolutionary, especially in. Volumes II and III were published in ; volumes IV, V, and VI in – The six volumes cover the history, from 98 to , of the Roman Empire, the history of early Christianity and then of the Roman State Church, and the history of Europe, and discusses the decline of Author: Edward Gibbon.

    Get this from a library! Christ & empire: from Paul to postcolonial times. [Joerg Rieger] -- Although we loathe admitting it, Christians have often, through crusade, conquest, and commerce, used the name and power of Christ to promote and justify political, economic, and even military gain.   Buy a cheap copy of Christ and Caesar: The Gospel and the book by Seyoon Kim. The slogan Paul and the Empire is much in vogue in New Testament scholarship today. But did Paul truly formulate his gospel in antithesis to the Roman imperial cult Free shipping over $


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"In this stunning book, Joerg Rieger reveals the hidden grammar of Christology by elucidating how theological depictions of Christ have been laden with colonial biases.

Yet he also shows that the Christ symbol cannot be simply domesticated and offers resources to construct a hope-filled Christology to address the empires of our day."Cited by: 8.

Although we loathe admitting it, Christians have often, through crusade, conquest, and commerce, used the name and power of Christ to promote and justify political, economic, and even military 's ambitious and faith-filled project chips away at the colonial legacy of Christology to find the authentic Christ - or rather the many authentic depictions of Christ in history and theology that survive our self.

In God and Empire Crossan surveys the Bible from Genesis to Apocalypse, or the Book of Revelation, and discovers a hopeful message that cannot be ignored in these turbulent times.

The first-century Pax Romana, Crossan points out, was in fact a "peace" won through violent military by: Christ & Empire: From Paul to Postcolonial Times - Kindle edition by Rieger, Joerg.

Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Christ & Empire: From Paul to Postcolonial Times.4/5(6). Christ and Kingdom Challenges Empire Interesting read looking at christology at various points in the Churchs history and how those understandings fit, to some extent are shaped by empire, and how they offer a surplus of understanding to subvert the empire(s) from within which they emerged.4/5.

Although we loathe admitting it, Christians have often, through crusade, conquest, and commerce, used the name and power of Christ to promote and justify political, economic, and even military 's ambitious and faith-filled project chips away at the colonial legacy of Christology to find the authentic Christor rather the many authentic depictions of Christ in history and theology Pages: Christ and Empire is a stunning sequel to Christ and Culture, with a more complex Christ to resist the more manifest empire in his name." – Catherine Keller, Drew University, author of God and Empire.

At the time Averil Cameron's "Christianity and the Rhetoric of Empire" came into the academic world the study of rhetoric as a historical method was still in its infancy. Much of the type of work done in ancient history ever since has changed in part due to the power of Cited by: There have been many books about America as an Empire and how the Church can be the Church within it.

This new book is an interdisciplinary approach to Christianity as it relates to Empire.4/5(1). Christianity and the Roman Empire:Background Texts is designed for undergraduates,seminarians, and the general reader in early Christian history. The book contains approximately selections from literary texts and archeological materials dating to the period of 27 B.C.

to by: 2. In Christianity and the Roman Empire Ralph Novak interweaves these primary sources with a narrative text and constructs a single continuous account of these crucial centuries.5/5(1). Christ and Caesar: The Gospel and the Roman Empire in the Writings of Paul and Luke/5.

"In this stunning book, Joerg Rieger reveals the hidden grammar of Christology by elucidating how theological depictions of Christ have been laden with colonial biases. Yet he also shows that the Christ symbol cannot be simply domesticated and offers resources to construct a hope-filled Christology to address the empires of our day."4/5(5).

The book Christ and Empire is representative of Jesus Christ, and empires throughout history with great effort with the fact of Jesus’ implication on human life. As every theologian or political figure interpret Jesus’ power on humanity, He is the central figure of the Byzantine Empire pointing out that power and harmony of a group, and eventually the downfall from America.

"In this stunning book, Joerg Rieger reveals the hidden grammar of Christology by elucidating how theological depictions of Christ have been laden with colonial biases. Yet he also shows that the Christ symbol cannot be simply domesticated and offers resources to construct a hope-filled Christology to address the empires of our day."4/5(44).

Joerg Rieger reflects in discerning ways on this problematic interface. His Christ and Empire: From Paul to Postcolonial Times is a series of episodic reflections on the theological tradition of the church.

In it Rieger takes up representative figures from Paul and the formulators of Chalcedon to Gustav Aulén and Matthew Fox in our own time. Many reasons can be given for the rise of Christianity in late antiquity and its flourishing in the medieval world. In asking how Christianity succeeded in becoming the dominant ideology in the unpromising circumstances of the Roman Empire, Averil Cameron turns to the development of Christian discourse over the first to sixth centuries A.D., investigating the discourse's/5.

CHRIST AND THE ROMAN EMPIRE. Written by Vladimir Moss. CHRIST AND THE ROMAN EMPIRE In chapter 2 of Daniel the Babylonian King Nebuchadnezzar had a vision: he saw a metal statue in four parts: gold, silver, bronze and iron, which was crushed to pieces by a great stone.

The Prophet Daniel interpreted the vision to be a summary of world history: the four parts of the statue refer to four world. Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library.

Jesus and Empire book. Read 10 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Building on his earlier studies of Jesus, Galilee, and the social 4/5. This book on Constantine and the Christian Empire is the result of my extensive research, travel and teaching on Constantine. It is a detailed biographical narrative which reveals how this important emperor transformed Christianity from a persecuted minority cult into an established majority religion, and changed the pagan state of classical Rome.

He is the author of numerous books, including Christ and Empire. He lives in Dallas, Texas. Kwok Pui-lan is William F. Cole Professor of Christian Theology and Spirituality at Episcopal Divinity School. She is the most recent past president of the American Academy of Religion and author of several books.

She lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts.Provided Christ is described as the head of the Church in Ephesians, that could be a helpful starting point.

So related to this, I’ve been reading Joerg Rieger’s book Christ and Empire, and in the preface he makes an interesting differentiation between what he, Rieger, is concerned about, and what Richard Niebuhr was discussing in his Author: Deacon Bill.