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Reading Mark's Christology Under Caesar: Jesus the Messiah and Roman Imperial Ideology

Reading Mark's Christology Under Caesar: Jesus the Messiah and Roman Imperial Ideology

by Adam Winn

The Gospel of Mark has been studied from multiple angles using many methods. But often there remains a sense that something is wanting, that the full picture of Mark's Gospel lacks some background circuitry that would light up the whole. Adam Winn finds a clue in the cataclysmic destruction of Jerusalem by the Romans in AD 70. For Jews and Christian… Read more…

Mark and the Elijah-Elisha Narrative

Mark and the Elijah-Elisha Narrative

by Adam Winn

In this monograph, Adam Winn proposes that the ancient Greco-Roman literary practice of imitation can and should be used when considering literary relationships between biblical texts. After identifying the imitative techniques found in Virgil's Aeneid, Winn uses those techniques as a window into Mark's use of the Elijah-Elisha narrative of 1 and 2 K… Read more…

Killing a Messiah: A Novel

Killing a Messiah: A Novel

by Adam Winn

As Passover approaches, the city of Jerusalem is a political tinderbox. Judah, a resistance leader, plots to overthrow the Roman occupation. Eleazar and his father, the high priest Caiaphas, seek peace in the city at all costs. Pilate, the Roman governor, maneuvers to keep order (and his own hold on power). Caleb, a shopkeeper, is reluctantly caught up in th… Read more…