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Class struggle in the New Testament

Robert J. Myles (Editor)
Class Struggle in the New Testament engages the political and economic realities of the first century to unmask the mediation of class through several New Testament texts and traditions.
Print Book, English, 2019
Lexington Books/Fortress Academic, Lanham, 2019
Criticism, interpretation, etc
xvi, 282 pages ; 24 cm
9781978702073, 9781978702097, 1978702078, 1978702094
1. Class Struggle in the New Testament!Robert J. Myles2. Jesus, the Temple, and the Crowd: A Way Less TraveledNeil Elliott3. Romans Go Home? The Military as a Site of Class Struggle in the Roman East and New TestamentChristopher B. Zeichmann4. Peasant Plucking in Mark: Conceptual and Material IssuesAlan H. Cadwallader5. IVDAEA DEVICTA: The Gospels as Imperial “Captive Literature”Robyn Faith Walsh6. Fishing for Entrepreneurs in the Sea of Galilee? Unmasking Neoliberal Ideology in Biblical InterpretationRobert J. Myles7. Hand of the Master: Of Slaveholders and the Slave-RelationRoland Boer and Christina Petterson8. Populist Features in the Gospel of MatthewBruce Worthington9. Troubling the Retainer Class in AntiquitySarah E. Rollens10. Rethinking Pauline Gift and Social Functions: Class Struggle in Early Christianity?Taylor Weaver11. The Origin of Archangels: Ideological Mystification of NobilityDeane Galbraith12. Christian Origins and the Specter of Class: Locating Class Struggle in the New Testament TodayJames G. Crossley