By Richard A. Horsley

The essays during this quantity improve the hugely suggestive insights and thought of James C. Scott—especially these concerning styles of domination and subordination, the position of faith in helping or opposing the robust, and the "arts of resistance" through the subordinated—to take on key concerns within the interpretation of Jesus and Paul. the entire participants implicitly or explicitly imagine a stance sympathetic with subordinated peoples of the previous and current. whereas all pursue essentially serious literary, historic, and social research on New testomony texts in old contexts, a few additionally learn illuminating historic or modern comparative fabrics. additionally, a few even locate Scott necessary in serious self-examination of scholarly reasons, stances, and methods relating to texts and their makes use of. The members are Allen Dwight Callahan, Warren Carter, Neil Elliott, Susan M. Elliott, Erik Heen, William R. Herzog II, Richard A. Horsley, Cynthia Brig! gs Kittredge, and Gerald West.

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