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Jesus Movement Paper Edition

Jesus Movement Paper Edition

by Ekkehard W. Stegemann


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Now in paperback, this monumental work by two continental New Testament scholars is the first comprehensive social history of the earliest churches. Integrating the historical and social data it locates the ancient Judeans and the Jesus Movement in their respective matrices. The Stegemanns deal with such issues as: conflict between the messianic communitites and the rest of Judaism, religious pluralism social stratification, group composition, gender division, ancient economics, and urban/rural distinction. This volume offers both an introduction to these social issues, as well as fresh insights and analysis, and includes:
Integration of social history, social-scientific analyses, and theological analyses
Focus on the role of women in the Jesus Movement and early churches
Maps, charts, and diagrams

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780800634254
Publisher: Augsburg Fortress, Publishers
Publication date: 03/01/2001
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 556
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.13(d)

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