By John Riches, David C. Sim
In what feel does Matthew's Gospel mirror the colonial state of affairs during which the neighborhood stumbled on itself after the autumn of Jerusalem, and the next humiliation of Jews around the Roman Empire? To what volume used to be Matthew trying to oppose Rome's claims to authority and sovereignty over the full international, to establish substitute platforms of energy and society, to forge new senses of identification? If Matthew's group felt itself to be residing at the margins of society, the place did it see the centre as mendacity? In Judaism or in Rome? and the way did Matthew's method of such difficulties examine with that of Jews who weren't fans of Jesus Christ, and with that of others -, Jews and Gentiles -, who have been fans?
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