The Roman Empire and the New Testament

The Roman Empire and the New Testament by Warren Carter
An Essential Guide

This book was recommended reading for a Church History course at NU. This topic has been of interest to me since teaching the Acts of the Apostles at CHS last year and in my study of the Colossians letter.

  • pg. 4 - Rome's sovereignty over land, sea, labor and production
  • pg. 18 - Rome's propaganda
  • pg. 46 - consumption by the richest
  • pg. 60 - consequences of rejecting idols
  • pg. 72 - Artemis name derived from safe & happy
  • pg. 84 - the propaganda of Virgil
  • pg. 88 - Seneca's presentation of Nero
  • pg. 90 - God as emperor
  • pg. 95 - Jesus' alternate societal experience
  • pg. 129 - Jesus rides a donkey


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