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The Social Setting of Jesus and the Gospels

Wolfgang StegemannBruce MalinaGerd Theissen

The Social Setting of Jesus and the Gospels

Wolfgang StegemannBruce MalinaGerd Theissen

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With contributions by known scholars around the world, this volume moves beyond many of the impasses in historical Jesus research.

- Publisher 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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With contributions by known scholars around the world, this volume moves beyond many of the impasses in historical Jesus research.
- Publisher

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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Meet the Authors

Bruce Malina

Bruce J. Malina, STD, is professor of New Testament and Early Christianity at Creighton University in Omaha. He is the author of numerous works, including The New Testament World: Insights from Cultural Anthropology ( Louisville: Westminster/Knox, 3rd rev. ed., 2001); with John J. Pilch; Social Science Commentary on the Letters of Paul (Minneapolis: Fortress, 2006); and with John J. Pilch, Social Science Commentary on the Acts of the Apostles (Minneapolis: Fortress, 2008).

Gerd Theissen

Gerd Theissen is Professor of New Testament at the University of Heidelberg in Germany. His books include "The Religion of the Earliest Churches" and "The Shadow of the Galilean: The Quest of the Historical Jesus in Narrative Form".

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  • Catalogue Code 183657
  • Product Code 0800634527
  • EAN 9780800634520
  • Pages 424
  • Department Academic
  • Category Biblical Studies
  • Sub-Category New Testament
  • Publisher Fortress Press
  • Publication Date Oct 2002
  • Sales Rank #21956
  • Dimensions 230 x 153 x 22 mm
  • Weight 0.673kg

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