Pontius Pilate (Interfaces Series): Portraits of a Roman Governor

Pontius Pilate (Interfaces Series): Portraits of a Roman Governor

by Warren Carter
     
 

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This book explores the diverse portraits of Pontius Pilate in the Gospels. Pontius Pilate focuses on reading the Gospels not only as personal religious texts but also as narratives shaped by their sociopolitical contexts. It identifies aspects of Roman imperial power that is assumed by each Gospel's presentation of Pilate, the Roman governor. It analyzes each Gospel's… See more details below

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This book explores the diverse portraits of Pontius Pilate in the Gospels. Pontius Pilate focuses on reading the Gospels not only as personal religious texts but also as narratives shaped by their sociopolitical contexts. It identifies aspects of Roman imperial power that is assumed by each Gospel's presentation of Pilate, the Roman governor. It analyzes each Gospel's critical attitude to the empire and outlines how that Gospel shapes Christian discipleship in a world dominated by Roman power.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780814651131
Publisher:
Liturgical Press, The
Publication date:
09/28/2003
Series:
Interfaces Series
Pages:
162
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

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