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Eclipsing Empire: Paul, Rome, and the Kingdom of God.

John Dominic Crossan & Marcus Borg

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Eclipsing Empire: Paul, Rome, and the Kingdom of God.

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Join preeminent New Testament scholars Marcus Borg and John Dominic Crossan on location in Turkey as they trace the Apostle Paul’s footsteps throughout the Roman Empire. This 12-session DVD and web-based study explores fresh insights into Paul’s message of the Kingdom of God, its challenge to Roman imperial theology, and the apostle’s radical relevance for today.

Participant Guide written by John Dominic Crossan.

Filmed in High-Definition across Turkey, Greece, and Italy.

Purchase of Eclipsing Empire includes a one-year licence to use the downloadable participant and leader guides. At the end of the first year, the licence to use the written materials can be renewed annually for US$50.00.

Themes

Eclipsing Empire includes downloadable and printable leader and participant guides with weekly readings and discussion questions. Each session may be conducted in one hour or expanded to include a meal and personal sharing. Each 20-minute video segment features a brief travelogue on a location significant for the study of Paul. The flexible DVD and resource materials can be used in variety of class, retreat, and other formats. The themes for the twelve sessions are:

1. Empire
2. Jesus
3. Paul's Mission
4. Paul's Character
5. Paul's Vocation
6. Cities
7. Paul's Letters
8. Paul's Ethics
9. Paul's Theology
10. Paul's Eschatology
11. Icons
12. Eclipse

 
Contributors

Marcus Borg imageMarcus Borg - Hundere Professor of Religion and Culture at Oregon State University. Author of over ten books including The Heart of Christianityand Jesus: Uncovering the Life, Teachings, and Relevance of a Religious Revolutionary. Dr. Borg lectures extensively throughout North America and overseas. His work has been translated into five languages. For nearly ten years, Borg has led an annual Pauline Pilgrimage together with John Dominic Crossan and The Rev. Canon Marianne Wells Borg of The Center for Spiritual Development.

John Dominic Crossan imageJohn Dominic Crossan - Professor Emeritus of Biblical Studies at De Paul University. Widely regarded as the premier historical Jesus scholar in the world, Dr. Crossan has authored over 20 books including God and Empire: Jesus Against Rome, Then and Now and In Search of Paul: How Jesus’ Apostle Opposed Rome’s Empire with God’s Kingdom -- a groundbreaking study on Paul co-written with archeologist Jonathan Reed. A Roman Catholic monk for nineteen years and a priest for twelve years, Crossan is a former co-chair of The Jesus Seminar and chair of the Historical Jesus Section of the Society of Biblical Literature.

This item is despatched from the USA. Postage is included in the price. Although not a regular occurrence, customers in other countries may be charged import duty by their own customs authorities.

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Author(s) John Dominic Crossan & Marcus Borg
Date Added 10 Feb 2009

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