Bibliography Addition April 2012

NOTE: A longer addition which contains the Publisher’s summary for each of the books is found here.



Subversive sequels in the Bible: How Biblical Stories Mine and Undermine Each Other, Judy Klitsner 2019.  B. N T

Bible and Theology from the Underside, Vuyani Vellem 2019. S. N T? 

Scripture and Resistance Jione Havea. S. N T

Add to II B Specific Books

Reading Mark’s Christology Under Caesar: Jesus the Messiah and Roman Imperial Ideology Adam Winn 2018. N T

Subversive Wisdom: Sociopolitical Dimensions of John’s Gospel, Bert Newton 2012. N T

Romans Disarmed: Resisting Empire, Demanding Justice, Sylvia Keesmaat 2019.  B. N T

Resisting Empire: the Book of Revelation as Resistance, C Wess Daniels 2019.  B. N T

Early Church

The Religion of the Earliest Churches: Creating a Symbolic World, Gerd Theissen 1999

The Patient Ferment of the Early Church: The Improbable Rise of Christianity in the Roman Empire, Alan Kreider 2016

The Triumph of Christianity: How a Forbidden Religion Swept the World, Bart Ehrman 2018

From Jupiter to Christ: On the History of Religion in the Roman Imperial Period Jorg Rupke 2014

Beginning from Jerusalem: Christianity in the Making, Jame Dunn 2020

Nature of Church

Resisting Structural Evil: Love as Ecological-Economic Vocation, Cynthia Moe Lobeda 2013. B

Decolonizing Christianity: Becoming Badass Believers, Miguel de la Torre 2021.  B

Faith in the Age of Empire, Y T Vinayaraj. 2020.  B

Jesus Insurgency: The Church Revolution from the Edge, Escobedo-Frank &Rasmus 2012

From Patmos to the Barrio: Subverting Imperial Myths, David Sanchez 2008

Liturgy in Postcolonial Perspectives: Only One Is Holy, C Carvalhaes 2015

Kingdom Come: Why We Must Give Up Our Obsession with Fixing the Church–and What We Should Do Instead, Reggie McNeal 2015

Seeing- Remembering- Connecting: Subversive Practices of Being Church, Karen L Bloomquist 2016.  B

Unarmed Empire: In Search of Beloved Community, Palmer & McKnight 2017

Subversive Jesus: An Adventure in Justice, Mercy, and Faithfulness in a Broken World, Greenfield 2016.  B

Subversive Christianity: Imaging God in a Dangerous Time, Brian Walsh & Tom Wright 2015.  B

A Woman’s Place: House Churches in Earliest Christianity, MacDonald & Tulloch 2005. S

Jesus and the Reign of God, C S Song 1992. S

Why Study the Past: The Quest for the Historical Church, Rowan Williams 2018. S



Kingdom Politics: In Search of a New Political Imagination for Today’s Church, Norris and Speers 2015.  B

Reading Scripture as a Political Act: Essays on Theopolitical Interpretation of the Bible, Tapie & McClain 2015.  B.

Paul and the Politics of Diaspora, Ronald Charles 2014

Worldmaking After Empire: The Rise and Fall of Self-Determination, Adom Getachew 2019

Plundering Eden: A Subversive Christian Theology of Creation and Ecology, Wagenfuhr 2020

Pauline Politics: An Examination of Various Perspectives, Daniel Oudshoorn2020.  B

Pauline Eschatology: The Apocalyptic Rupture of Eternal Imperialism, Daniel Oudshoorn 2020.  B

Pauline Solidarity: Assembling the Gospel of Treasonous Life, Daniel Oudshoorn 2020.  B

Empire, Michael Hardt & Antonio Negri 2001

Multitude: War and Democracy in the Age of Empire, Michael Hardt & Antonio Negri 2005 

Assembly (Heretical Thought), Michael Hardt & Antonio Negri 2017

The Postcolonial Church: Bible, Theology, and Mission, Wafula and Mombo 2016.  B

Soul in Society: The Making and Renewal of Social Christianity, Gary Dorrien 1995



Reading Romans in Pompeii: Paul’s Letter at Ground Level, Peter Oakes2010.  B

Empire, Economics and the New Testament, Peter Oakes 2020. S

Sacred Ritual, Profane Space: The Roman House as Early Christian Meeting Place, Jenn Cianca 2018. S

Engaging Economics: New Testament Scenarios and Early Christian Reception, Bruce Longenecker 2009. S

The Making of Global Capitalism: The Political Economy Of American Empire, Gindin and Panitch 2012. S

Economy, Difference, Empire: Social Ethics for Social Justice, Garry Dorrien 2010. S

Church and Ethical Responsibility in the Midst of world Economy, Paul S Chung 2013. S

Property for People, Not for Profit: Alternatives to the Global Tyranny of Capital, Ulrich Duchrow 2013. S

The Crisis and the Kingdom: Economics, Scripture, and the Global Financial Crisis. Davis and Tidball 2012. S

Paul and Economics: a Handbook, Thomas Blanton 2017. S

Debt Updated and Expanded: The First 5,000 Years, David Graeber 2014. S

God and the Excluded: Visions and Blindspots in Contemporary Theology, Joerg Reiger 2000. S

Empires of the Atlantic World: Britain and Spain in America 1492-1830, J H Elliott 2020. S

Why Study the Past: The Quest for the Historical Church, Rowan Williams 2018.  S

Soul in Society: The Making and Renewal of Social Christianity, Gary Dorrien 1995. S

A Conspiracy of Love: Following Jesus in a Postmodern World, Kurt Struckmeyer 2016 B