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Rome and religion : a cross-disciplinary dialogue on the imperial cult / edited by Jeffrey Brodd and Jonathan L. Reed.

Publication:
Atlanta : Society of Biblical Literature, c2011.
Series:
Writings from the Greco-Roman world supplement series ; v. 5.
Writings from the Greco-Roman world supplement series
Format/Description:
Book
xiv, 261 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Subjects:
Rome -- Religion.
Emperor worship -- Rome.
Church history -- Primitive and early church, ca. 30-600.
Contents:
Part 1. Methodological and theoretical issues. The cult of the Roman Emperor : uniter or divider? / Karl Galinsky
Normal religion, or, words fail us : a response to Karl Galinsky's "The cult of the Roman Emperor : uniter or divider?" / Steven J. Friesen
To complicate encounters : a response to Karl Galinsky's "The cult of the Roman Emperor : uniter or divider?" / James Constantine Hanges
Religion, Roman religion, Emperor worship / Jeffrey Brodd
Augustan religion : from locative to Utopian / Eric M. Orlin
Part 2. The imperial cult at specific sites. Imperial cult in Roman Corinth : a response to Karl Galinsky's "The cult of the Roman Emperor : uniter or divider?" / Barbette Stanley Spaeth
Embedding Rome in Athens / Nancy Evans
Honoring Trajan in Pergamum : imperial temples in the "Second city" / Daniel N. Schowalter
Searching for Rome and the imperial cult in Gailee : reassessing Galilee-Rome relations (63 B.C.E. to 70 C.E.) / James S. McLaren
Part 3. Christian and Jewish engagement. Roman imperial power : a perspective from the New Testament / Warren Carter
The Emperor as Christ and Christian iconography / Robin M. Jensen
Capitalizing on the imperial cult : some Jewish perspectives / L. Michael White
Part 4. Prospects and responses. In the shadow (or not) of the imperial cult : a cooperative agenda / Karl Galinsky
Response to Karl Galinsky, "In the shadow (or not) of the imperial cult : a cooperative agenda" / H. Gregory Snyder
Response to Galinsky, White, and Carter / Nancy Evans.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Brodd, Jeffrey.
Reed, Jonathan L.
ISBN:
9781589836129 (paper binding : alk. paper)
158983612X (paper binding : alk. paper)
9781589836136 (electronic format)
1589836138 (electronic format)
OCLC:
747018954
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