By Stanley E. Porter

How does a Christian render unto Caesar what's Caesar's, and unto God what's God's? This e-book is the results of the Bingham Colloquium of 2007 that introduced students from throughout North the US to check the recent Testament's reaction to the empires of God and Caesar. chapters lay the root for that reaction within the outdated Testament's inspiration of empire, and 6 others deal with the reaction to the suggestion of empire, either human and divine, within the a variety of authors of the hot testomony. a last bankruptcy investigates how the church fathers seemed the problem. The essays show numerous tools and positions; jointly, besides the fact that, they provide a consultant pattern of the present nation of analysis of the idea of empire within the New testomony.

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