Putting Jesus In His Place

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This is a study of the Historical Jesus that pays close attention to the role of space and place, from house to kingdom, for understanding Jesus' identity. Halvor Moxnes employs a sociological and anthropological approach that promises to give greater depth to our perceptions of Jesus.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780664223106
  • Publisher: Westminster John Knox Press
  • Publication date: 11/30/2003
  • Edition description: 1ST
  • Pages: 236
  • Sales rank: 1,546,247
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

Halvor Moxnes is Professor of New Testament at the University of Oslo in Norway. His publications include Constructing Early Christian Families, Mighty Minorities?, The Economy of the Kingdom, and Theology in Conflict.

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Table of Contents

Ch. 1 What Is in a Place? 1
Ch. 2 Home Is the Beginning of Place: Jesus in the Context of House and Household 22
Ch. 3 Leaving Place: Farewell to Household 46
Ch. 4 Leaving Male Space: Eunuchs in the Jesus Movement 72
Ch. 5 Entering Queer Space 91
Ch. 6 Kingdom Returns Home 108
Ch. 7 The Power of Place: Exorcist and His Kingdom 125
Ch. 8 Jesus, Household, and Kingdom in Galilee 142
Abbreviations 158
Notes 160
Bibliography 195
Index of Scripture and Ancient Sources 208
Index of Authors 214
Index of Subjects 219
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