The Social Setting of Jesus and the Gospels   -     By: Wolfgang Stegemann, Bruce J. Malina, Gerd Theissen
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The Social Setting of Jesus and the Gospels

Fortress Press / 2001 / Paperback

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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.

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Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 288
Vendor: Fortress Press
Publication Date: 2001
Dimensions: 9 X 6 (inches)
ISBN: 0800634527
ISBN-13: 9780800634520
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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.

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