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Ted as kingdom represented by Jesus and the alternative community around him viz his disciples This is interpretation is ite compelling because it makes sense of difficult passages. God In successive chapters Carter pays particular Attention To The Gospel's Central to the Gospel's central namely that in depicting God's ways and purposes the Gospel employs the very imperial framework that it resists Matthew and Empire challenges traditional readings of Matthew and Empire encourages fresh perspectives in Matthean scholarship Warren Carter is Pherigo Professor of New Testament at Saint
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Carter argues that Matthew's Gospel protests Roman imperialism by asserting that God's purposes and willargues that Matthew's Gospel protests Roman imperialism by asserting that God's purposes and will performed not by the empire and emperor but by Jesus and his community of disciples Matthew and Empire makes. Of two Empires the Roman Empire
Represented By Both The Emperorby both the emperor govenor Pilate and the retainer class in Judea Priests scribes and Pharisees and the Empire of God sually transla. The claim for reading Matthew in this way against the almost exclusive emphasis on the relationship with the synagogue that has long been a staple of Matthean criticism Carter establishes Matthew's imperial context by examining Roman imperial ideology and material presence in Antioch the traditional provenance for Matthew He argues that Matthean Christology which presents Jesus as God's agent is shaped by claims and protests against those claims that the emperor and empire are agents of. .