In Episode 21 of the Brew Theology Podcast, Ryan and friends - Meghan, Dan & Shoshana - brew up an episode about God and Empire. (Liz makes an appearance toward the end too) Dan Rosado provided these brewtastic notes a while back for our Denver community, and we are just now recording our thoughts on it for your dialogical pleasure.
It would seem as if the history of Empire is the history of human civilization, violence, and conquest... (Resources cited, below) Enjoy this episode. Give us a rating on iTunes (5 star is always nice!) and write a 'lil brewtastic review. Thanks in advance.
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God & Empire Resources
God and Empire: Jesus Against Rome, Then and Now by John Dominic Crossan
Postcolonial Theologies: Divinity and Empire by Various, including Catherine Keller
Christianity and Empire Essay by John B. Cobb, Jr.
Jesus and Paul Versus the Empire Essay by John Dart
Satan and Empire Blog post by Brian Zahnd
Out of the Corner of My Eye Poem by Brian Zahnd
Podcast Interview of John Dominic Crossan talking about his Book
Jesus & Empire YouTube Audio John Dominic Crossan
An interview with John Dominic Crossan Paul and Empire
God and Empire PBS Article by David E. Anderson