The Son of God in the Roman World: Divine Sonship in Its Social and Political Context

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Winner of the 2013 Manfred Lautenschlaeger Award for Theological Promise Michael Peppard examines the social and political meaning of divine sonship in the Roman Empire. He begins by analyzing the conceptual framework within which the term ''son of God'' has traditionally been considered in biblical scholarship. Then, through engagement with recent scholarship in Roman history - including studies of family relationships, imperial ideology, and emperor worship - he offers new ways of interpreting the Christian theological ...

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The Son of God in the Roman World: Divine Sonship in Its Social and Political Context
2012, Oxford University Press, USA, Oxford

ISBN-13: 9780199933655

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The Son of God in the Roman World: Divine Sonship in Its Social and Political Context
2011, Oxford University Press, USA, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780199753703

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