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Crossing Galilee [electronic resource] : architectures of contact in the occupied land of Jesus / Marianne Sawicki.

By: Sawicki, Marianne.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Harrisburg, Pa. : Trinity Press International, c2000Description: 1 online resource (viii, 260 p.) : ill., maps.ISBN: 9780567240187 (electronic bk.); 0567240185 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Christian sociology -- History -- Early church, ca. 30-600 | Women in Christianity -- History -- Early church, ca. 30-600 | Mediterranean Region -- Social conditions | Palestine -- Social conditions | Sociology, Biblical | Bible -- Antiquities | Religion | RELIGION -- Biblical Studies -- New Testament | Bijbelse archeologie | Vroege kerk | Nieuwe Testament | Sociale geschiedenis | Jesus Christus | Zeithintergrund | Galil�aaGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Crossing Galilee.DDC classification: 225.9/5 Online resources: EBSCOhost Summary: Recent books about Jesus and early Christianity can be divided into two kinds: those that examine the life and work of the historical Jesus prior to his death and those that reconstruct events between JesusG�C�O death and the writings of the first Gospels. SawickiG�C�Os provocative book challenges the results of both kinds of research by using both archaeology and anthropology to situate Jesus clearly in his Galilean cultural context. Sawicki contests recent portraits of Jesus as a Mediterranean peasant, a Cynic sage, or the convener of a fellowship of equals. In addition, she calls into question r.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 199-250) and index.

Recent books about Jesus and early Christianity can be divided into two kinds: those that examine the life and work of the historical Jesus prior to his death and those that reconstruct events between JesusG�C�O death and the writings of the first Gospels. SawickiG�C�Os provocative book challenges the results of both kinds of research by using both archaeology and anthropology to situate Jesus clearly in his Galilean cultural context. Sawicki contests recent portraits of Jesus as a Mediterranean peasant, a Cynic sage, or the convener of a fellowship of equals. In addition, she calls into question r.

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