Strange Religion: How the First Christians Were Weird, Dangerous, and Compelling with Nijay Gupta

Episode 12 April 24, 2024 01:03:38
Strange Religion: How the First Christians Were Weird, Dangerous, and Compelling with Nijay Gupta
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Strange Religion: How the First Christians Were Weird, Dangerous, and Compelling with Nijay Gupta

Apr 24 2024 | 01:03:38

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Show Notes

In this episode of We Are Vineyard, Caleb Maskell (Associate National Director of Theology and Education) talks with return guest Nijay Gupta about his new book Strange Religion: How the First Christians Were Weird, Dangerous, and Compelling. They discuss the hierarchy of the Roman gods, the dynamics of Roman faith, and how the infrastructure of Roman life was disrupted when Christians showed up. Nijay also describes how Jesus broke the mold of religious culture and disrupted dynamics of power and control.  Nijay K. Gupta is professor of New Testament at Northern Seminary. He has written several books including A Beginner’s […]

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