“…a poor colonized subject of Rome…”

The Gospels were written from beneath the heel of dominationist might, by dominated folk, with other dominated folk in mind.  Virtually everyone mentioned in the Gospels was a poor colonized subject of Rome, with all of the violence, exploitation, fear, insecurity, and psycho-emotional debilitation that attended that status.

Obery M. Hendricks, The Universe Bends Toward Justice.

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