Thursday, September 27, 2018

Revelation roasts Rome?

ANCIENT JEW REVIEW: Dissertation Spotlight | Sarah Emanuel, "Roasting Rome."
Sarah Emanuel, Roasting Rome: Humor, Resistance, and Jewish Cultural Persistence in the Book of Revelation. PhD Dissertation, Drew University Graduate Division of Religion, 2017.
My dissertation, by and large, explores Revelation’s subversions through the lens of the comic. Throughout the project, I argue that Revelation is a postcolonial Jewish narrative of “becoming” that uses humor as a mode of opposition and repair in the face of imperial trauma. ...

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