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Hostility to wealth in the Synoptic Gospels [electronic resource] / Thomas E. Schmidt.

By: Schmidt, Thomas E.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Journal for the study of the New TestamentSupplement series: 15.Publisher: Sheffield, England : JSOT Press, c1987Description: 1 online resource (250 p.).ISBN: 9780567435712 (electronic bk.); 0567435717 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Bible. Gospels -- Criticism, interpretation, etc | Wealth -- Biblical teaching | Religion | Bible. N.T. �Evangiles synoptiques -- Critique, interpr�etation, etc | Richesse -- Enseignement biblique | RELIGION -- Christian Theology -- Ethics | Synoptische evangeli�en | Rijkdom | Synoptische Evangelien | Evangelien | Reichtum | Kritik | Bible N.T Synoptic Gospels Special subjects: Wealth - Critical studiesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Hostility to wealth in the Synoptic Gospels.DDC classification: 241/.68/09015 Online resources: EBSCOhost Summary: The argument of this interesting monograph is that hostility to wealth exists independently of socio-economic circumstances as a fundamental religious-ethical tenet consistently expressed in the Synoptic Gospels. Part one offers a critique of the view that economic conditions determined the origin and/or extant form of the relevant texts. Part two considers the ideological background of the Synoptic teaching by tracing the development of the tradition from the earliest written sources to the New Testament era. Five stages locate expressions of hostility to wealth in logical and general chronol.
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Revision of the author's thesis (Ph. D.--University of Cambridge, 1985).

Includes bibliographical references (p. [229]-242) and indexes.

The argument of this interesting monograph is that hostility to wealth exists independently of socio-economic circumstances as a fundamental religious-ethical tenet consistently expressed in the Synoptic Gospels. Part one offers a critique of the view that economic conditions determined the origin and/or extant form of the relevant texts. Part two considers the ideological background of the Synoptic teaching by tracing the development of the tradition from the earliest written sources to the New Testament era. Five stages locate expressions of hostility to wealth in logical and general chronol.

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Hostility to wealth in the Synoptic Gospels by Schmidt, Thomas E. ©1987
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