Herod Antipas executes John the Baptist
The international and polyglot crowd paying tribute to the emperor in the Flavian amphitheatre.
The divine aura of the emperor.
The coming of the kingdom is violent
Imperial aggression – Assyrian and Roman
King Herod and the birth of Jesus
Jesus contrasts the Son of Man with the Gentile rulers
Paying taxes to Caesar
Eschatological woes and Jesus's parousia
Jesus before Pilate
Jesus is tempted by Satan in the wilderness
The healing of the centurion's servant
Jesus eats with tax collectors and sinners
The status of Israel following the destruction of the Temple, and theological explanations for those conditions