9780800632601

Jesus and the Village Scribes : Galilean Conflicts and the Setting of Q

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  • ISBN13:

    9780800632601

  • ISBN10:

    0800632605

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2001-10-01
  • Publisher: Augsburg Fortress Pub
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Summary

Sets the early Jesus movement and Q within the context of the socio-economic crisis in Galilee.

Table of Contents

Illustrations
vii
Abbreviations ix
Preface xiii
Introduction 1(12)
Itinerant Preachers and the Didache
13(10)
Harnack's Thesis
14(4)
Harnack's World and Its Subtexts
18(5)
The Sayings Tradition and Itinerant Preachers
23(44)
Gerd Theissen
23(6)
The Fate of Theissen's Hypothesis
29(17)
Significant Criticisms, Tangents, and Alterations
46(6)
The Cynic Tangent
52(7)
Context and Cultural Significance
59(8)
The Problem with Itinerant Preachers
67(30)
Methodological Shortcomings
67(3)
A Realistic Context?
70(2)
Textual and Evidentiary Weaknesses
72(1)
The Evidence of the Didache
73(18)
Itinerancy in Q?
91(4)
Conclusion
95(2)
The Socioeconomics of Roman Galilee
97(60)
A Socioeconomic Description
97(5)
Village Occupations and Production
102(13)
Trade, Travel, and Transport
115(19)
Coinage, Monetization, Debt, and Taxes
134(12)
The Cities and Urbanization
146(4)
Social Effects on Galilean Village Life
150(7)
Q's Rhetoric of Uprootedness
157(48)
The Immediate Setting of Q
159(6)
The Dating of Q
165(3)
The Q People as Village Scribes
168(4)
Travel in Q
172(11)
The Rhetoric of Uprootedness in Q
183(10)
The Social Project of the Q Tradents
193(9)
Conclusions
202(3)
Notes 205(54)
Bibliography 259(24)
Index 283

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