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Handbook of early Christianity : social science approaches /

Other Authors: Blasi, Anthony J., Turcotte, Paul-André, 1943-, Duhaime, Jean.
Format: Book
Published: Walnut Creek, CA : AltaMira Press, c2002.
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Table of Contents:
  • Social sciences studying formative Christian phenomena : a creative movement / David G. Horrell
  • Major social scientific theories : origins, development, and contributions / Paul-André Turcotte
  • General methodological perspective / Anthony J. Blasi
  • Archaeological and architectural issues and the question of demographic and urban forms / Carolyn Osiek
  • An illustration of historical inquiry : histories of Jesus and Matthew I.1-25 / Ritva H. Williams
  • Literary source and redaction criticism / Steven L. Bridge
  • Statistical textual analysis : a special technique / Robert A. Wortham
  • Aspects of rhetorical analysis applied to New Testament texts / Ernst R. Wendland
  • Structuralism and symbolic universes : Second Temple Judaism and the early Christian movement / Peter Staples
  • Early Christianity as an unorganized ecumenical religious movement / Frederick Bird
  • Jesus and Palestinian social protest : archaeological and literary perspectives / Peter Richardson and Douglas Edwards
  • Civilizational encounters in the development of early Christianity / Donald A. Nielsen
  • Early Christian culture as interaction / Anthony J. Blasi
  • "Becoming Christian" : solidifying Christian identity and content / David G. Horrell
  • Sociological insights into the development of Christian leadership roles and community formation / Howard Clark Kee
  • Establishing social distance between Christians and both Jews and pagans / Jack T. Sanders
  • Connections with elites in the world of the early Christians / Philip A. Harland
  • Government and public law in Galilee, Judaea, Hellenistic cities, and the Roman Empire / John W. Marshall and Russell Martin
  • Persecution / Harold Remus
  • Vulnerable power : the Roman empire challenged by the early Christians / Warren Carter
  • The limits of ethnic categories / Nicola Denzey
  • The economy of first-century Palestine : state of the scholarly discussion / Philip A. Harland
  • Modes and relations of production / Dimitris J. Kyrtatas
  • What would you do for a living? / David A. Fiensy
  • Conflicting bases of identity in early Christianity : the example of Paul / Nicholas H. Taylor
  • Dread of the community : a psychoanalytical study of fratricidal conflict in the context of first-century Palestine / Richard K. Fenn
  • Conversion in early Christianity / Jack T. Sanders.