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Jackson Reinhardt

Jackson Reinhardt is an independent scholar, freelance writer, and podcaster. He is a graduate of University of Southern California and Vanderbilt Divinity School.


The Postcolonial Temple

An occasional characterization of the Book of Haggai is that it is self-interestedly supportive of the ascendant Persian Empire. I elaborate on this description and then problematize it by demonstrating that this pericope reveals the prophet to be subversively mimicking the Achaemenid imperial metanarrative.