Who Are the People of God?: Early Christian Models of Community

Who Are the People of God?: Early Christian Models of Community

by Howard Clark Kee
ISBN-10:
0300070632
ISBN-13:
9780300070637
Pub. Date:
01/31/1997
Publisher:
Yale University Press
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Overview

Who Are the People of God?: Early Christian Models of Community

In this provocative book, an eminent scholar examines the complex sociocultural factors that shaped Judaism and early Christianity, analyzing cardinal Judaic and Christian texts and the cultural communities in which they were written.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780300070637
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publication date: 01/31/1997
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 288
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Preface vii
Introduction Ancient History and Contemporary Historiography 1(16)
Models of Community in the Literature of Postexilic Judaism
17(38)
The Community of the Wise
55(33)
The Law-abiding Community
88(33)
The Community Where God Dwells among His People
121(24)
The Community of Mystical Participation
145(34)
The Ethnically and Culturally Inclusive Community
179(29)
The Community Models Develop in the Post-New Testament Period
208(21)
Critical Note Priority in the Gospel Tradition 229(6)
Notes 235(36)
Index 271

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