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Faith in the face of empire : the Bible through Palestinian eyes

Author: Mitri Raheb
Publisher: Maryknoll, New York : Orbis Books, [2014]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

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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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mitri Raheb
ISBN: 9781626980655 1626980659
OCLC Number: 858900927
Description: x, 166 pages ; 21 cm
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.
Responsibility: Mitri Raheb.
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