Religious Dissent in the Roman Empire: Violence in Judaea at the Time of Nero (Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies)

Religious Dissent in the Roman Empire: Violence in Judaea at the Time of Nero (Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies)


Religious Dissent within the Roman Empire is the 3rd installment in Vasily Rudich’s trilogy at the psychology of discontent within the Roman Empire on the time of Nero. not like his past books, it offers no longer with political dissidence, yet with spiritual dissent, particularly in its violent shape. opposed to the huge heritage of moment Temple Judaism and Judaea’s heritage below Rome’s rule, Rudich discusses numerous manifestations of non secular dissent as particular from the mainstream ideals and directed opposed to either the overseas occupier and the priestly institution. This e-book bargains the methodological framework for the research of the non secular dissent approach, which it considers a recurrent old phenomenon that could play an incredible function in numerous sessions and cultures. during this recognize, its findings also are suitable to the increase of spiritual violence on the earth this present day and supply extra insights into its continual factors and paradigms. Religious Dissent within the Roman Empire is a crucial examine for individuals drawn to Roman and Jewish background, non secular psychology and non secular extremism, cultural interplay and the roots of violence.

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