Unformatted text preview: discrimination will only result in their doom to hell, and that the poor are actually better off after death. I think it is no wonder that Jesus was crucified, since he lived as a poor man his entire life, and caused such a profound social impact that rocked the stratified and segregated structure. 3. A Roman City : The first four verses show that Christians and Jews were spread around the Roman Empire during that period, and were free to worship at that time as well. However, in the next passage it suggests that if they were seen to be disturbing the peace or disrupting the Roman law, then they were persecuted. In the last part of the passage, it seems clear that citizens of Rome, Christian or not, were to be treated with dignity. This is evidenced by the statement in 16: 39 where they “came and apologized to them.”...
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This note was uploaded on 09/14/2010 for the course ISDS 2000 taught by Professor Nunnery during the Spring '08 term at LSU.
- Spring '08