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Palestine in the Time of Jesus

K C Hanson

Palestine in the Time of Jesus

K C Hanson

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Douglas E. Oakman is Professor of Religion and Dean at Pacific Lutheran University, Tacoma, Washington. Hanson and Oakman's volume has become a widely used and cited introduction to the social context of Jesus and the early Jesus movement. This second edition is thoroughly revised in light of recent scholarship. Along with an overview of the ancient Mediterranean worldview, Palestine in the Time of Jesus explores major domains and institutions of Roman Palestine: kinship, politics, economy, and religion. The volume and companion Web site contain copious aids: new and updated maps, charts, and diagrams; resources for students, including study questions, a glossary, and student helps for writing papers; and resources for professors for classroom use.

- Publisher Hanson and Oakman's award-winning and illuminating volume has become a widely used and cited introduction to the social context of Jesus and the early Jesus movement. This second edition updates all the discussions in light of more recent scholarship, improves clarity and readability of diagrams and maps, provides additional diagrams and images to enhance the book for student use, and includes new classroom resources, for professors and students, on a Companion Web site. Along with an overview of the ancient Mediterranean worldview, Palestine in the Time of Jesus explores major domains and institutions of Roman Palestine: kinship, politics, economy, and religion.

- Publisher

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About "Palestine in the Time of Jesus"

Douglas E. Oakman is Professor of Religion and Dean at Pacific Lutheran University, Tacoma, Washington. Hanson and Oakman's volume has become a widely used and cited introduction to the social context of Jesus and the early Jesus movement. This second edition is thoroughly revised in light of recent scholarship. Along with an overview of the ancient Mediterranean worldview, Palestine in the Time of Jesus explores major domains and institutions of Roman Palestine: kinship, politics, economy, and religion. The volume and companion Web site contain copious aids: new and updated maps, charts, and diagrams; resources for students, including study questions, a glossary, and student helps for writing papers; and resources for professors for classroom use.
- Publisher

Hanson and Oakman's award-winning and illuminating volume has become a widely used and cited introduction to the social context of Jesus and the early Jesus movement. This second edition updates all the discussions in light of more recent scholarship, improves clarity and readability of diagrams and maps, provides additional diagrams and images to enhance the book for student use, and includes new classroom resources, for professors and students, on a Companion Web site. Along with an overview of the ancient Mediterranean worldview, Palestine in the Time of Jesus explores major domains and institutions of Roman Palestine: kinship, politics, economy, and religion.
- Publisher

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Hanson is biblical studies editor at Fortress Press.

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  • Catalogue Code 299554
  • Product Code 9780800663094
  • ISBN 0800663098
  • EAN 9780800663094
  • Pages 231
  • Department Academic
  • Category Biblical Studies
  • Sub-Category Christ
  • Publisher Fortress Press
  • Publication Date Jul 2008
  • Sales Rank #54063
  • Dimensions 233 x 175 x 18 mm
  • Weight 0.499kg

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