The City in the Valley: Biblical Interpretation and Urban Theology

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Society of Biblical Lit, 2005 - Religion - 370 pages
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Contents

Personal Reflections on an American Theological Perspective
1
Socioeconomic Reasons for the Divine Man as Propagandistic Pattern
11
Who Is the True Prophet?
25
The Urban Adventures of the Early Church
53
The Hour of the Gospel Jesus and Caesar
69
On Pauls Image of the Human
93
Legal Dimensions of Money and Theological Consequences
103
Living with Chaos Meditations on Pauls Ethics
135
Should Augustine Have the Last Word on Urban Theology?
195
The Interest in LifeofJesus Theology as a Paradigm for the Social History of Biblical Criticism
221
The Religious Dimensions of the World Market A Farewell to the Middle Ages
255
Is There Justification in Money? A Historical and Theological Meditation on the Financial Aspects of Justification by Christ
283
Bultmann Was Not First Josiah Royce as Interpreter of Paul
309
Reason Religion Responsibility Reflections on the Frankfurt Tillich
323
Praxis and Theory in Theological Education Is Scholarship Hot or Cold?
337
En Route to an Urban Theology Can Theology Help Us Understand Urban Society?
343

Why Was Paul Killed? The Epistle to the Romans as a Document of Resistance
147
Johns Heavenly Jerusalem
161
The Wrath of the Dragon Patriarchys Last Stand
187
On Sojourning
367
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