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Title: In Other Words: Essays on Social Science Methods and the New Testament in Honor of Jerome H. Neyrey
Author: Hagedorn, Anselm C Zeba A Crook, Eric Stewart (eds)
Publisher: Sheffield Phoenix Press; Publication Date: 2007
Hardcover; ISBN: 9781905048397
Volumes: 1; Pages: 276
List Price in Cloth: $95.00 Our price: $75.99
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Jerome H. Neyrey, Professor of New Testament at the University of Notre Dame since 1992, is widely recognized for his groundbreaking contributions to social-scientific criticism of the Gospels and the Epistles.In this Festschrift the contributors notably advance the cause of social-scientific New Testament study. David Aune writes on Christian beginnings and cognitive dissonance theory, Zeba Crook on constructing a model of ancient prayer, Craig deVos on good news to the poor in Luke, John H. Elliott on envy and the evil eye, Philip Esler on the development of a non-ethnic group identity in John, Bruce Malina and John Pilch on the wrath of God, Halvor Moxnes on masculinity and place in Luke, Douglas Oakman on coinage in the Judean temple system, Carolyn Osiek on motivation for the conversion of women in early Christianity, Eric Stewart on the city in Mark, and Gerd Theissen on early Christian communities and ancient organizations.