The Social Setting Of Jesus And The Gospels

The Social Setting Of Jesus And The Gospels

by Wolfgang Stegemann
     
 

The context of Jesus, his followers, and the early movement

What do the social sciences have to contribute to the study of Jesus and the Gospels? This is the fundamental question that these essays all address - from analyses of ancient economics to altered states of consciousness, politics, ritual, kinship, and labeling.

Contributors: Bruce J. Malina, Wolfgang

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The context of Jesus, his followers, and the early movement

What do the social sciences have to contribute to the study of Jesus and the Gospels? This is the fundamental question that these essays all address - from analyses of ancient economics to altered states of consciousness, politics, ritual, kinship, and labeling.

Contributors: Bruce J. Malina, Wolfgang Stegemann, Richard L. Rohrbaugh, Ekkehard W. Stegemann, Gerd Theissen, T. Raymond Hobbs, Dennis C. Duling, K.C. Hanson, Philip F. Esler, S. Scott Bartchy, John J. Pilch, Christian Strecker, Richard DeMaris, Stuart L. Love, Jerome H. Neyrey, Douglas E. Oakman, Gary Stansell, Santiago Oporto Guijarro

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ISBN-13:
9780800634520
Publisher:
Augsburg Fortress, Publishers
Publication date:
07/01/2002
Pages:
424
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.86(d)

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