Revelation and the marble economy of Roman Ephesus: a people's history approach

Rev. 18:4 And societal participation -- A people's history approach -- The Ephesian marble economy -- The marble-workers -- The work of their hands -- The marble-less new Jerusalem.

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Main Author: Bowden, Anna M. V. 1984-
Format: Print Book
Language:English
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Published: Lanham Lexington Books/Fortress Academic [2021]
In:Year: 2021
Standardized Subjects / Keyword chains:B Ephesus / Revelation / Marmorhandel / Geschichte 30 v. Chr.-14
IxTheo Classification:HC New Testament
Further subjects:B Labor (Turkey) (Ephesus (Extinct city))
B Ephesus (Extinct city) Social conditions
B John the Apostle, Saint
B Rome In the Bible
B Rome History Augustus, 30 B.C.-14 A.D
B Bible History of contemporary events
B Marble industry and trade (Turkey) (Ephesus (Extinct city))
B Work in the Bible
B Bible. Revelation, XVIII, 4 Criticism, interpretation, etc
B Ephesus (Extinct city) Economic conditions
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Summary:Rev. 18:4 And societal participation -- A people's history approach -- The Ephesian marble economy -- The marble-workers -- The work of their hands -- The marble-less new Jerusalem.
"In an effort to demonstrate the (im)practicalities of John's command for withdrawal (18:4), this book reconstructs the marble economy of Roman Ephesus and reads Revelation through the daily lives of its workers. It concludes that John's call for zero cultural participation is utterly devastating for its workers"--
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references and index
ISBN:1978710178