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The political aims of Jesus

Douglas E. Oakman

The political aims of Jesus

by Douglas E. Oakman

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Published by Fortress Press in Minneapolis .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Christianity and politics,
  • Economic conditions,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. ) and indexes.

    StatementDouglas E. Oakman
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBT205 .O25 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25290206M
    ISBN 109780800638474, 9781451424317
    LC Control Number2012011671

    But such a picture of Jesus is far from accurate, argues John Howard Yoder. Using the texts of the New Testament, Yoder critically examines the traditional portrait of Jesus as an apolitical figure and attempts to clarify the true impact of Jesus' life, work, and teachings on his disciples' social behavior. The book .   Book review: The Political Aims of Jesus, written by Douglas E. Oakman in Horizons in Biblical Theology. E-ISSN: Print ISSN: Publisher: Brill Search. Issue Journal Index Card. Page Count: 87–

    People on both sides of the political aisle and from all walks of life share a deep desire for better understanding, justice, and human dignity. Yet we're uncertain how to achieve these aims. Steiger points to Jesus as the basis for rediscovering our common ground and our shared humanity. "Tradition has painted a portrait of a Savior who stands aloof from governmental concerns and who calls his disciples to an apolitical life. But such a picture of Jesus is far from accurate, according to John Howard Yoder. This watershed work in New Testament ethics leads us to a Savior who was deeply concerned with the agenda of politics and the related issues of power, status, and right /5(14).

    Founding. The Context Group is an international team of scholars that merges historical exegesis and the social sciences to interpret the Bible in its social and cultural contexts. It initially organized in as the "Social Facets Seminar," headed by John H. Elliott as Chair, meeting in conjunction with the Jesus Seminar under the direction of Robert W. Funk and the Westar Institute. "Since the s there have been dozens of books on Jesus. I have read most of them, and even written one or two myself. [Meyer's book] is head and shoulders above most of them I realize now how lucky I was to soak myself in his thought at a formative stage.


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Amid competing portrayals of the 'cynic Jesus,' the 'peasant Jesus,' and the 'apocalyptic Jesus,' the 'political Jesus' remains a marginal figure. Oakman argues that advances in our understanding of the political economy of Roman Galilee warrant a revival of Reimarus's understanding of Jesus as an instigator of revolutionary change.

Product Details. The Political Aims of Jesus. In this Book. Additional Information. The Political Aims of Jesus; Amid competing portrayals of the "cynic Jesus," the "peasant Jesus," and the "apocalyptic Jesus," the "political Jesus" remains a marginal figure.

Douglas E. Oakman argues that advances in our social-scientific understanding of the political Cited by: 7. Amid competing portrayals of the "cynic Jesus," the "peasant Jesus," and the "apocalyptic Jesus," the "political Jesus" remains a marginal figure.

Douglas E. Oakman argues that advances in our social-scientific understanding of the political economy of Roman Galilee, as well as advances in the so-called "Third Quest" for the historical Jesus, warrant a revivaland a critical revisionof H.

Douglas E. Oakman’s recent The Political Aims of Jesus is a welcome addition to a growing corpus of critical studies of the historical Jesus in his first century Roman context.

In the preface, Oakman reveals a deep appreciation for the work of the father of modern historical Jesus studies, H.S. The Politics of Jesús is a powerful new biography of Jesus told from the margins. Miguel A. De La Torre argues that we all create Jesus in our own image, reflecting and reinforcing the values of communities—sometimes for better, and often for worse.

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Douglas E. Oakman argues that advances in our. The Political Aims of Jesus Oakman, Douglas E. Minneapolis: Fortress, pp. xvi + $ Description: Amid competing portrayals of the "cynic Jesus," the "peasant Jesus," and the "apocalyptic Jesus," the "political Jesus" remains a marginal figure.

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Jesus, Politics, and Sources of Dissent: A Review of Douglas E. Oakman's "The Political Aims of Jesus". The Political Aims of Jesus by Douglas E Oakman - Alibris Buy The Political Aims of Jesus by Douglas E Oakman online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 1 editions. For Douglas Oakman (and this reviewer), the political aims of Jesus were—and are —subversive and restorative, radical and healing for a world enslaved and abused by empire and Mammon.

“The Politics of Jesus is an instant classic—a book of stunning erudition, remarkable eloquence, and political courage. But more than that, Hendricks gives us a pioneering account of the revolutionary Jesus that has rarely been as systematically expounded, or as theologically sophisticated, as this monumental work provides.

Amid competing portrayals of the “cynic Jesus,” the “peasant Jesus,” and the “apocalyptic Jesus,” the “political Jesus” remains a marginal figure. Douglas E.

Oakman argues that advances in our social-scientific understanding of the political economy of Roman Galilee, as well as advances in the so-called “Third Quest” for the historical Jesus, warrant a revival—and a. In the world of Jesus, a cross was always a Roman cross.

So also the heart of his message was political: it was about the coming of “the kingdom of God.” These are the first words of Jesus in Mark, the earliest Gospel, an advance summary of what the Gospel and the story of Jesus are about (Mark ).

Of course, Jesus’ message was also. Jesus, Debt, and the Lord's Prayer: First-Century Debt and Jesus' Intentions (Cascade Books ): View Book ; The Political Aims of Jesus: Peasant Politics in Herodian Galilee (Fortress Press ): View Book ; Jesus and the Peasants (Matrix: The Bible in Mediterranean Context) (Wipf & Stock ): View Book.

Title: The political aims of Jesus Author: Douglas E Oakman Publisher: Minneapolis, Minn.: Fortress Press, ISBN:   I feel compelled to say this because Bill O'Reilly's recent book has once again highlighted one of the most misunderstood facets of Jesus' ministry.

In a recent interview with New Testament scholar Candida Moss, he denies that Jesus was a political figure. Instead, he claims, Jesus focused on the spiritual matters of life.Focuses on the attitude of Jesus towards first-century power and politics Approaches the historical Jesus within a wider contextual frame than previous discussions Explores what happened to the aims of Jesus after his death and resurrection Strands of the Previous Discussion.