This volume analyzes the emergence of Jewish and Christian discourses of religious violence within their Roman imperial context with an emphasis on the shared textual practices through which authoritative scriptural traditions were redeployed to represent, legitimate, and indeed sacralize violence.... small-scale merchants who lack the authority even to punish a man who interrupts their transactions by attacking their ... 114. 25) S.D. Moore, Empire and Apocalypse: Postcolonial Studies and New Testament Studies (Bible in the Modernanbsp;...
|Title||:||Violence, Scripture, and Textual Practices in Early Judaism and Christianity|
|Author||:||Raanan Shaul Boustan, Alex P. Janssen, Calvin J. Roetzel|
|Publisher||:||BRILL - 2010|