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The Judaean poor and the fourth gospel / Timothy J.M. Ling.

Author/Creator:
Ling, Timothy J. M.
Other Title:
Judean poor and the fourth gospel
Publication:
Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2006.
Series:
Monograph series (Society for New Testament Studies); 136.
Monograph series (Society for New Testament Studies)
Format/Description:
Book
xvii, 245 p. ; 23 cm.
Subjects:
Bible. John -- Social scientific criticism.
Bible. N.T. Epistles of John -- Social scientific criticism.
West Bank -- Social conditions.
West Bank -- Religion.
Poverty in the Bible.
Bible -- History of contemporary events.
Contents:
Introduction
Problem of incommensurability
Social structures and religious aspirations
'Poor'
Transcending Johannine sectarianism
The New Testament World
Introduction
Honour, public in nature
Honour, Mediterranean and pivotal
Honour, rooted in gender distinctions
Honour, essentially agonistic
Conclusion
Judaea and 'virtuoso religion'
Introduction
Religious actor
Judaean social world
Conclusion
Judaean 'poor'
Introduction
Social approaches to the 'poor'
Social world of the ptōchoi
Conclusions
John's social world
Introduction
Johannine sectarianism
Johannine virtuosity
Conclusions.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 217-235) and indexes.
Revision of the author's thesis (Ph.D.)--University of Kent, 2003.
Contributor:
Society for New Testament Studies.
ISBN:
0521857228
OCLC:
70909037
Publisher Number:
9780521857222
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