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The Social Setting of Jesus and the Gospels
Edited by Wolfgang Stegemann, Bruce J. Malina and Gerd Theissen
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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 addressfrom 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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About the Author
Wolfgang Stegemann is Rektor and Professor of New Testament at the Augustana Hochschule, Neuendettelsau, Germany; he is the co-author of The Jesus Movement: A Social History of Its First Century (Fortress Press, 1999).
Bruce J. Malina is Professor of New Testament at Creighton University, author of The Social Gospel of Jesus(Fortress Press, 2000) and co-author of Social Science Commentary on the Book of Revelation (Fortress Press, 2000).
Gerd Theissen is Professor of New Testament at the University of Heidelberg, Germany, and the author of The Religion of the Earliest Churches (Fortress Press, 1999).
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