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Empire as material setting and heuristic grid for New Testament interpretation : comments on the value of postcolonial criticism
(AOSIS Publishing, 2010-06)
Using postcolonial analysis to account for the Roman Empire’s pervasive presence in and influence on early Jesus-follower communities (early Christians), as depicted in New Testament texts, is both evident (given its ...
Identity claims, texts, Rome and Galatians
(University of the Free State, 2014)
This contribution explores the interplay between Paul's use of the Scriptures of Israel and the imperial setting in claims about Abraham and the negotiation of identity in the Galatians letter. The letter, from Paul's ...