Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Review of Winter, Divine Honours for the Caesars

BRYN MAYR CLASSICAL REVIEW: Bruce W. Winter, Divine Honours for the Caesars: The First Christians’ Responses. Grand Rapids, MI; Cambridge: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 2015. Pp. x, 338. ISBN 9780802872579. $35.00 (pb). Reviewed by Scott D. Charlesworth, University of Divinity, Melbourne.

Divine honors for the Caesars was a live issue for ancient Jews as well. Not surprisingly, they too figure importantly in this book.

Incidentally, the Holy Land Photos Blog has a recent post that seems worth mentioning in this context: I am a Pagan — A Rare Papyrus from A.D. 250