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Christ & Empire: From Paul to Postcolonial Times
by Joerg Rieger
Although we loathe admitting it, Christians have often, through crusade, conquest, and commerce, used the name and power of Christ to promote and justify political, economic, and even military gain. Rieger's ambitious and faith-filled project chips away at the colonial legacy of Christology to find the authentic Christ - or rather the many authentic depictions of Christ in ...more
Paperback, 334 pages
Published April 1st 2007 by Fortress Press
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Joerg Rieger is Wendland-Cook Professor of Constructive Theology at Perkins School of Theology, Southern Methodist University, Dallas.More about Joerg Rieger...