God and empire jesus against rome then and now john dominic crossan on amazoncom free shipping on qualifying offers at the heart of the bible is a moral and ethical call to fight unjust superpowers whether they are babylon rome. God and empire book read 51 reviews from the worlds largest community for readers at the heart of the bible is a moral and ethical call to fight unjus. God and empire jesus against rome then and now kindle edition by john dominic crossan download it once and read it on your kindle device pc phones or tablets use features like bookmarks note taking and highlighting while reading god and empire jesus against rome then and now. In this book crossan broadens his focus beyond jesus to the whole surrounding roman world and the whole bible from genesis to revelation and in comparing all this he exposes a vast gulf between totally different visions for the world which now compete to decide our future. From a founding member of the jesus seminar comes an examination of a central tension in the bible human military power vs gods justice drawing parallels from first century rome crossan criticizes the concept of peace through military victory and argues that contemporary american policies be re examined in light of jesus prophetic message
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