This quantity analyzes some of the and overlapping discourses of non secular violence that emerged inside Jewish and Christian tradition within the Roman global. towards this finish, the 9 papers accumulated the following deal with either the presence of violence in the authoritative scriptural traditions of early Judaism and Christianity and the redeployment of those older traditions to symbolize, valid, and certainly sacralize violence. person papers specialize in the explicit social and ancient contexts from which those texts emerged, whereas the amount as a complete highlights the styles of textual perform shared throughout social and non secular obstacles. all through, the dynamic interaction among textual content, culture, and violence in early Jewish and Christian tradition is found in the extensive panorama of Roman imperial society."

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