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Honour Has No Place in God’s Kingdom

The Domestic Sphere A dinner in the Greco Roman world is not a private affair. Privacy is a modern concept that does not exist in the world evangelist Luke writes for. The domestic sphere inside an ancient Roman house reflects and reenforces the social hierarchies of Greco Roman society. The ancient Roman world  values and judges all people according to a strict honour/shame classification that is based on pedigree. In this worldview a few people matter and most people don’t. Jesus goes to…