Social-Science Commentary On The Synoptic Gospels / Edition 2

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The authors build on their earlier social-scientific works and enhance the highly successful commentary model they developed in their social-scientific commentaries. This volume is a thoroughly revised edition of this popular commentary. They include an introduction that lays the foundation for their interpretation, followed by an examination of each unit in the Synoptics, employing methodologies of cultural anthropology, macro-sociology, and social psychology.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780800634919
  • Publisher: Augsburg Fortress, Publishers
  • Publication date: 11/1/2002
  • Edition description: 2ND
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 456
  • Sales rank: 1,058,788
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.92 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction 1
Matthew 19
I 1:1-4:22: Presenting Jesus, Israel's Messiah 23
II 4:23-11:1: Jesus: Teacher and Healer 39
III 11:2-16:20: Reactions to Jesus and His Message 67
IV 16:21-20:34: Jesus Journeys to Jerusalem 88
V 21:1-25:46: Activity in Jerusalem 104
VI 26:1-28:20: Jesus' Death and Resurrection 126
Mark 143
I 1:1-15: Prologue Presenting Jesus, Son of God 145
II 1:16-45: A Day in the Life of Jesus 148
III 2:1-3:6: Jesus Challenges by Healing and Eating 152
IV 3:7-8:26: Back and Forth at Sea with Jesus and the Disciples 157
V 8:27-10:52: With Jesus and the Disciples to Jerusalem 180
VI 11:1-13:37: With Jesus and the Disciples in Jerusalem 194
VII 14:1-16:8: Jesus' Death and Resurrection 207
Luke 221
I 1:1-4: Prologue 224
II 1:5-2:52: In and around Jerusalem: The Birth of the "Prophets": John and Jesus 224
III 3:1-4:13: In the Wilderness: Jesus, Israelite Holy Man, "Son of God" 235
IV 4:14-9:50: In Galilee: Jesus, the Prophet: His Faction and Its Function 242
V 9:51-19:27: On the Way to Jerusalem with Jesus, the Prophet: Further Faction Formation and Function 267
VI 19:28-21:38: The Prophet in Jerusalem: Jesus, Broker of the Kingdom 305
VII 22:1-24:53: The Prophet in Jerusalem: Jesus' Death and Resurrection 314
Reading Scenarios 325
App The Jewish Tradition and the Christian Tradition 427
Bibliography 429
List of Reading Scenarios 441
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