Christ and Empire : From Paul to Postcolonial Times

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  • Copyright: 2007-05-01
  • Publisher: Augsburg Fortress Pub

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* A bold historical analysis of how the Christ figure has been co-opted * A strong statement of how Christians can engage globalization and rethink the meaning of Christ

Author Biography

Joerg Rieger is Professor of Systematic Theology at Perkins School of Theology, Southern Methodist University, Dallas.

Table of Contents

Resisting and refraining lord : Christology and the Roman empirep. 23
Resisting and reframing coequality : Christology and the creedsp. 69
Resisting and reframing the God-human : Christology and empire in the Middle Agesp. 119
Resisting and reframing the way of Christ : Christology and early colonialismp. 159
Resisting and reframing prophet priest, and king : Christology and later colonialismp. 197
Resisting and reframing Christus Victor : Christology and neocolonialismp. 237
Resisting and reframing the cosmic Christ : Christology in a postcolonial empirep. 269
Conclusion : the truth shall make you free (John 8:32)p. 313
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