Event Date: Wednesday, February 24th 2016, 1:30pm
The Pacific Lutheran Theological Seminary will be honored with your presence at the a Book Forum on Dr. David Balch’s latest book: Contested Identities and Images being held at PLTS on February 24th at 1:30pm.
Balch’s book asks the question of how Luke-Acts participates in the ethnic, economic, and political debates of the first century CE. Balch argues that it is political biography and history, narrating Jesus as founder of a community that accepted foreigners and urged rich members to humble themselves to become one with the poor.
Panelists include Dr. Daniel Boyarin and Dr. Chris...