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

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

by Warren Carter
     
 

ISBN-10: 0814651135

ISBN-13: 9780814651131

Pub. Date: 09/28/2003

Publisher: Liturgical Press, The

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

Overview

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)

Table of Contents

Prefacevii
Introductionxi
Abbreviationsxiii
Chapter 1Would the Real Pilate Please Stand Up?1
Chapter 2Reading the Gospel Accounts of Pilate21
Chapter 3Governors and the Roman Imperial System35
Chapter 4Mark's Pilate55
Chapter 5Matthew's Pilate75
Chapter 6Luke's Pilate101
Chapter 7John's Pilate127
Conclusion153
Bibliography of Classical Works Cited161

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