Faith in the face of empire : the Bible through Palestinian eyes / Mitri Raheb
- Raheb, Mitri
- Maryknoll, New York : Orbis Books, 
- Physical Description:
- x, 166 pages ; 21 cm
- History and the Biblical story. History as a longue durée ; History and identity ; History and memory ; History and myth ; History and story -- A prelude to a Palestinian narrative. Dominant culture ; A voice form exile ; The uprising of the people ; Responses from the world ; New Jewish voices ; Questioning the prevailing narrative ; Promising developments ; Kairos Palestine -- The geo-politics of the Middle East -- Palestine. The image ; The geo-politics -- The empire. Control of movement ; Control of resources ; Settlements ; State terror ; Exile ; Jerusalem and the Temple ; Imperial theology -- The people of Palestine. Where are you, God? ; Who is my neighbor? ; The way to liberation ; When will we have a state? -- God. Revelation ; God as a factor in geo-politics -- Jesus. The Messiah is here! ; History longue durée ; Faith as resistance ; Restoring the community ; Jesus' political program ; Ambassadors for the kingdom -- The Spirit. Not by might ; Diversity ; More than victims ; Freedom ; Women ; Creative resistance ; Culture of life.
- 9781626980655 (pbk.)
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references (pages 141-149) and index.
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