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Westminster John Knox Press In the Shadow of Empire: Reclaiming the Bible as a History of Faithful Resistance

The canon of Scripture developed against the context of Assyria, Babylon, Greece, and Rome. Here eight experts offer critical analysis of these world empires; illuminate countercultural claims that God was the true Emperor; and clarify the biblical message of resistance to imperial powers in every age.

Contributors:

  • Walter Brueggemann
  • John Dominic Crossan
  • Brigitte Kahl
  • Norman Gottwald
  • Jon Berquist
  • Warren Carter
  • Greg Carey
  • Neil Elliot
  • Richard A. Horsely
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