HTS Theological Studies
On-line version ISSN 2072-8050
Print version ISSN 0259-9422
VAN HENTEN, Jan-Willem. Herv. teol. stud. [online]. 2012, vol.68, n.1, pp.1-8. ISSN 2072-8050.
This contribution is the slightly adapted introductory lecture given at the conference on Power and the New Testament held in Stellenbosch from 16-18 January 2011. It offers (1) a survey of some of the relevant scholarly contributions on the concept of power and the nexus of power and religion, and (2) a brief discussion of possible avenues for analyzing the theme of power in New Testament passages.