Paul and the imperial authorities at Thessalonica and Rome

a study in the conflict of ideology

James R. Harrison

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Abstract

Introduction -- Paul and the imperial gospel at Thessalonica -- 'The ultimate sinner' : Paul and the anti-Christ in political context -- Imperial conceptions of rule and Paul's reign of grace -- Paul's 'dishonoured benefactor' in Augustan and Neronian context -- Paul and the Roman ideal of glory in the Epistle to the Romans -- Did Paul found a new concept of state? -- Conclusion.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationTübingen, Germany
PublisherMohr Siebeck
Number of pages428
ISBN (Print)9783161498800
Publication statusPublished - 2011

Publication series

NameWissenschaftliche Untersuchungen zum Neuen Testament
PublisherMohr Siebeck
Volume273
ISSN (Print)0512-1604

Keywords

  • Bible. N.T. Thessalonians--Criticism, interpretation, etc
  • Rome in the Bible
  • Imperialism--Religious aspects--Christianity

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    Harrison, J. R. (2011). Paul and the imperial authorities at Thessalonica and Rome: a study in the conflict of ideology. (Wissenschaftliche Untersuchungen zum Neuen Testament; Vol. 273). Tübingen, Germany: Mohr Siebeck.