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Faith in the face of empire : the Bible through Palestinian eyes / Mitri Raheb.

By: Material type: TextTextPublisher: Maryknoll, New York : Orbis Books, [2014]Description: x, 166 pages ; 21 cmContent type:
  • text
Media type:
  • unmediated
Carrier type:
  • volume
ISBN:
  • 9781626980655
  • 1626980659
Subject(s): DDC classification:
  • 261.7089/9274 23
LOC classification:
  • BR115.P7 R2315 2014
Contents:
History and the Biblical story. History as a longue durée ; History and identity ; History and memory ; History and myth ; History and story -- A prelude to a Palestinian narrative. Dominant culture ; A voice form exile ; The uprising of the people ; Responses from the world ; New Jewish voices ; Questioning the prevailing narrative ; Promising developments ; Kairos Palestine -- The geo-politics of the Middle East -- Palestine. The image ; The geo-politics -- The empire. Control of movement ; Control of resources ; Settlements ; State terror ; Exile ; Jerusalem and the Temple ; Imperial theology -- The people of Palestine. Where are you, God? ; Who is my neighbor? ; The way to liberation ; When will we have a state? -- God. Revelation ; God as a factor in geo-politics -- Jesus. The Messiah is here! ; History longue durée ; Faith as resistance ; Restoring the community ; Jesus' political program ; Ambassadors for the kingdom -- The Spirit. Not by might ; Diversity ; More than victims ; Freedom ; Women ; Creative resistance ; Culture of life.
Summary: A Palestinian Christian theologian shows how the reality of empire shapes the context of the biblical story, and the ongoing experience of Middle East conflict.
List(s) this item appears in: Added to RM England Collection, Oct 2023 to Jan 2024 (sorted by Call Number)
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Book: Standard Hewitson Library, Presbyterian Research Centre England Collection BR115.P7 R34 2014 (Browse shelf(Opens below)) Available 23-956

Includes bibliographical references and index.

History and the Biblical story. History as a longue durée ; History and identity ; History and memory ; History and myth ; History and story -- A prelude to a Palestinian narrative. Dominant culture ; A voice form exile ; The uprising of the people ; Responses from the world ; New Jewish voices ; Questioning the prevailing narrative ; Promising developments ; Kairos Palestine -- The geo-politics of the Middle East -- Palestine. The image ; The geo-politics -- The empire. Control of movement ; Control of resources ; Settlements ; State terror ; Exile ; Jerusalem and the Temple ; Imperial theology -- The people of Palestine. Where are you, God? ; Who is my neighbor? ; The way to liberation ; When will we have a state? -- God. Revelation ; God as a factor in geo-politics -- Jesus. The Messiah is here! ; History longue durée ; Faith as resistance ; Restoring the community ; Jesus' political program ; Ambassadors for the kingdom -- The Spirit. Not by might ; Diversity ; More than victims ; Freedom ; Women ; Creative resistance ; Culture of life.

A Palestinian Christian theologian shows how the reality of empire shapes the context of the biblical story, and the ongoing experience of Middle East conflict.

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