New Testament Masculinities

New Testament Masculinities

by Stephen Moore
     
 

ISBN-10: 9004130462

ISBN-13: 9789004130463

Pub. Date: 01/28/2004

Publisher: BRILL

This collection considers themes of Christology, patriarchy, violence, colonialism, family structures, and sexual practices as it explores the construction and performance of masculinity in the New Testament and related early Christian texts. Examining the Gospels, Romans, the Pastorals,
Revelation, and the Shepherd of Hermas, it situates diverse

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Overview

This collection considers themes of Christology, patriarchy, violence, colonialism, family structures, and sexual practices as it explores the construction and performance of masculinity in the New Testament and related early Christian texts. Examining the Gospels, Romans, the Pastorals,
Revelation, and the Shepherd of Hermas, it situates diverse masculinities within a Greco-Roman matrix and introduces biblical scholarship to a rich vein of classical scholarship on gender. The contributors include Janice Capel Anderson, David J. A. Clines, Colleen M. Conway, Mary Rose D'Angelo, Page duBois, Chris Frilingos, Jennifer A. Glancy, Maud W. Gleason, Stephen D. Moore, Jerome H. Neyrey, Seong Hee Kim, Jeffrey L. Staley, Diana M. Swancutt, Tat-siong Benny Liew and Eric Thurman.

Paperback edition is available from the Society of Biblical Literature (www.sbl-site.org).

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9789004130463
Publisher:
BRILL
Publication date:
01/28/2004
Series:
SBL - Semeia Studies Series, #45
Pages:
370
Product dimensions:
6.50(w) x 9.60(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

Abbreviations
"O Man, Who Art Thou ...?": Masculinity Studies and New Testament Studies1
Masculinity Studies: A Classified Bibliography23
1Jesus, Gender, and the Gospel of Matthew43
2Matthew and Masculinity67
3Re-Mark-able Masculinities: Jesus, the Son of Man, and the (Sad) Sum of Manhood?93
4Looking for a Few Good Men: Mark and Masculinity137
5"Behold the Man!" Masculine Christology and the Fourth Gospel163
6Paul, the Invisible Man181
7"The Disease of Effemination": The Charge of Effeminacy and the Verdict of God (Romans 1:18-2:16)193
8Protocols of Masculinity in the Pastoral Epistles235
9"Knowing How to Preside over His Own Household": Imperial Masculinity and Christian Asceticism in the Pastorals, Hermas, and Luke-Acts265
10Sexing the Lamb297
11Ancient Masculinities319
12By Whose Gender Standards (If Anybody's) Was Jesus a Real Man?325
13Manhood and New Testament Studies after September 11329
Works Consulted337
Contributors367

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