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Marketing Religion in the Roman Empire

Marketing Religion in the Roman Empire

MRB September 14, 2017 0

Sarah E. Rollens reviews At the Temple Gates by Heidi Wendt In her new book At the Temple Gates: The Religion of Freelance Experts in the Roman Empire, Heidi Wendt examines sociology of religion

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Grace and Transformation – By Susan Eastman

Grace and Transformation – By Susan Eastman

Susan Eastman May 9, 2016 1

Susan Eastman on John Barclay’s Paul and the Gift In a remarkable movie called “The Fisher King” (1991), Robin Williams plays a homeless man who lost everything, including his mind, after his wife was

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Spectres of the Real Paul and the Prospect of Pauline Scholarship – By T.J. Lang

Spectres of the Real Paul and the Prospect of Pauline Scholarship – By T.J. Lang

T.J. Lang May 26, 2015 0

T.J. Lang on Benjamin L. White’s Remembering Paul The fashionable dictum among historians today is that biographies do not repristinate their subjects “as they really were,” in the quaint Rankean sense. Biography is instead

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Politics and Paul: Reviewing N.T. Wright’s Political Apostle – By Michael Thate

Politics and Paul: Reviewing N.T. Wright’s Political Apostle – By Michael Thate

Michael Thate January 6, 2015 0

Michael Thate on N.T. Wright’s Paul and the Faithfulness of God “There is […] an elusively expansive cultural revolution curled up, as if still sleeping, within narrations of Christian origins.” (Ward Blanton) “Authentic Christianity is

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N.T. Wright and the Lutheran-ness of Paul – By Douglas A. Campbell

N.T. Wright and the Lutheran-ness of Paul – By Douglas A. Campbell

Douglas A. Campbell January 6, 2015 2

Douglas A. Campbell on N.T. Wright’s Paul and the Faithfulness of God N.T. Wright’s Paul and the Faithfulness of God is the climactic study in a massive and controversial project, nothing less than provision of

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Anti-Judaism and Early Christianity

Anti-Judaism and Early Christianity

Paula Fredriksen December 9, 2013 1

Paula Fredriksen on David Nirenberg’s Anti-Judaism: The Western Tradition There were recurring moments, during those nightmarish first hours of 9/11, when a strangely familiar sense of horror would pulse through me. Transfixed before the

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