Jesus Power and Organization

22asbasisforsecuringauthority

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Unformatted text preview: build an organization To apply surrender tactic (cf: Greene: Law No. 22) as basis for securing authority Tactic #1: Organizing the Poor and Tactic #1: Organizing the Poor and Powerless Forming a movement ­­Jewish authority is entrenched but subordinate to greater Roman authority ­­Jewish power structure is not unified (wealthy class and priests have differences) ­­Jewish people are discontent—an unhappy mass ­­people are held by myth that misery can be addressed by Lord/Messiah/Prophet who would: a. strike down enemies b. empower tribes of Israel over the seventy­ seven nations of...
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