Fishing for Entrepreneurs in the Sea of Galilee? Unmasking Neoliberal Ideology in Biblical InterpretationJesus wasn't a capitalist. But he wasn't a Marxist either.
Rather than emphasize the fishermen’s moral decision to follow Jesus and its associated economic cost, I implore we instead read these narratives as embedded within a broader context of widespread social upheaval and as gesturing towards unrest among the lower classes.
Chapter in Class Struggle in the New Testament (Lexington Books/Fortress Academic, 2019), pp. 115-137.
By Robert J. Myles
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