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Social World of the New Testament, The: Insights and Models

Author: Neyrey, Jerome H. [Editor]; Stewart, Eric C. [Editor];
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ISBN: 0801047366 / 9780801047367
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Baker Academic
Release Date: 2008-10-01
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The Social World of the New Testament: Insights and Models surveys essential contributions made by leading scholars of the social-scientific approach to New Testament studies. Including important essays by Bruce J. Malina and John J. Pilch, among others, this book acts as a comprehensive collection of the most important essays and articles in the field. Included are topics vital to the social scientific interpretation of the New Testament, organized under three headings:

INSTITUTIONS• Kinship: All in the Family: Kinship in Agrarian Roman Palestine--K. C. Hanson
• The Patron-Client Institution: God in the Letter of James: Patron or Benefactor?--Alicia Batten
• Economics: Jesus and Agrarian Palestine: The Factor of Debt--Douglas E. Oakman

CULTURE• Honor and Shame: Loss of Wealth, Loss of Family, Loss of Honor: The Cultural Context of the Original Makarisms in Q--Jerome H. Neyrey, SJ
• Purity: The Epistle of James in Rhetorical and Social-Scientific Perspective: Holiness-Wholeness and Patterns of Replication-- John H. Elliott
• Social Location: Was Jesus a Peasant: Implications for Reading the Jesus Tradition (Luke 10:30-35)--Douglas E. Oakman
• Social Location: The Social Location of the Markan Audience--Richard L. Rohrbaugh
• Gender: Who Should Be Called "Father"? Paul of Tarsus between the Jesus Tradition and Patria Potestas--S. Scott Bartchy
• Space: "Teaching You in Public and from House to House" (Acts 20:20): Unpacking a Cultural Stereotype--Jerome H. Neyrey, SJ
• Healing: Healing in Luke-Acts--John J. Pilch
• Evil Eye: Paul, Galatians, and the Evil Eye-- John H. Elliott
• Limited Good: "He Must Increase, I Must Decrease"(John 3:30): A Cultural and Social Interpretation--Richard L. Rohrbaugh and Jerome H. Neyrey

MODAL PERSONALITY• Modal Personality: Ancient Mediterranean Persons in Cultural Perspective: Portrait of Paul--Jerome H. Neyrey, SJ and Bruce J. Malina

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