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I am studying the sources of violence and alternatives to violence. The book contrasts empire mentality with Kingdom of God non-imperial mentality. Read morePublished 1 month ago by John Hudson
An outstanding book making God and Empire understandable for all.Published 6 months ago by Seamus P Doyle
I purchased this book in multiple copies for my adult Sunday School class. We are enjoying discussions of its content. Read morePublished 9 months ago by R. R. King
One must remember that the leader of society at the times were treated as gods. This is the backdrop that Crossan is pasting his ideas of history upon. Read morePublished 9 months ago by John in PA
I find Crossan's scholarship and tone and vision a ray of hope in many ways. His vision of the power of Christ, a powerless nobody in the values of the Roman Empire is a paradigm... Read morePublished 10 months ago by Allison Milligan
It is a thoughtful exploration of the way we have accepted violence, lack of freedom, and injustice in order to sustain our so called civilization.Published 11 months ago by Patricia A. Silva
A riveting experience in the clash of Rome at its peak of power and the grip of religious ideas and individual moral integrity. An amazingly accessible read for the nonhistorian.Published 11 months ago by Sarah M.