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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.
Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 288 Vendor: Fortress Press Publication Date: 2001
Dimensions: 9 X 6 (inches) ISBN: 0800634527 ISBN-13: 9780800634520 Availability: Usually ships in 24-48 hours.
Contributions by internationally known scholars from the United States, Germany, Scotland, Spain, and Canada move beyond many of the impasses in historical Jesus research. Includes essays using social sciences, social history, and traditional historical methods.