n HTS : Theological Studies - Grieks-Romeinse apokaliptiek en die Christelike kerugma

Volume 61, Issue 4
  • ISSN : 0259-9422
  • E-ISSN: 2072-8050



<B>Greco-Roman apocalypticism and the Christian kerygma</B> <BR>This study aims to show that the idea of the kingdom of God can be viewed as an apocalyptic alternative to the Pax Romana. The apocalyptic thinking of the Roman Empire had a profound influence on the kerygma of Jesus and his followers. Therefore, the kingdom of God came to replace the Pax Romana and this replacement took form in the kerygma of Jesus Christ. It is the view expressed in this study that the Christian view of the kingdom as a present-day reality derived from the apocalyptic idea of the Roman Empire as an existing utopia.

Loading full text...

Full text loading...


Article metrics loading...


This is a required field
Please enter a valid email address
Approval was a Success
Invalid data
An Error Occurred
Approval was partially successful, following selected items could not be processed due to error