Union Seminary Quarterly Review, volume 59, issue 3-4 (2005)

Editorial Statement, vi

“Prologue: A Door Thrown Open” by Hal Taussig, 1

New Testament and Roman Empire
“Paul and Rome: The Challenge of a Just World Order” by John Dominic Crossan, 6
“Reading Galatians and Empire at the Great Altar of Pergamon” by Brigitte Kahl, 21
“Jesus and Empire” by Richard A. Horsley, 44
“Response to “New Testament and Roman Empire”” by Emilie M. Townes, 75

Currents in Research
“Reading Hebrews in Flavian Rome” by Ellen Bradshaw Aitken, 82
“Matthew and Empire” by Warren Carter, 86
“Paul, Gentiles, and Gender Paradigms” by Davina C. Lopez, 92
“Origen of Alexandria” by Delman L. Coates, 107
“Recontextualizing Resistance: The Revelation to John” by David A. Sánchez, 113

Shifting Paradigms for Interpretation
“Of Walls and Words: Twenty-First Century Empire and New Testament Studies” by Jean-Pierre Ruiz, 122
“Empire and Christian Testament Studies” by Elisabeth Schüssler Fiorenza, 131
“Empire, Alter-Empire, and the Twenty-First Century” by Margaret P. Aymer, 140

Contemporary Empire and Resistance
“Nietzsche, Paul, and the Subversion of Empire” by Jan Rehmann, 147
“Responses of the Poor to Empire, Then and Now” by Willie Baptist, Noelle Damico, and Liz Theoharis, 162

Further Considerations
“Reflections on “New Testament and Roman Empire” by Susan M. (Elli) Elliott, 172
“Epilogue: Beyond the Threshold” by Davina C. Lopez, 177

Book Reviews
“Alain Badiou. Saint Paul: The Foundation of Universalism” by Trevor Eppehimer, 187
“Susan M. (Elli) Elliot. Cutting Too Close for Comfort: Paul’s Letter to the Galatians in its Anatolian Cultic Context” by Richard B. Cook, Esq., 192
“Richard A. Horsley. Jesus and Empire: The Kingdom of God and the New World Disorder” and “John Dominic Crossan and Jonathan L. Reed. In Search of Paul: How Jesus’s Apostle Opposed Rome’s Empire with God’s Kingdom” by Stamenka E. Antonova, 196
“Richard A. Horsley, ed. Paul and Empire: Religion and Power in Roman Imperial Society,” “John Dominic Corssan. Jesus: A Revolutionary Biography,” and “Elisabeth Schüssler Fiorenza. Jesus and the Politics of Interpretation” by Liz Theoharis, 203

About the Contributors, 209


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