Social scientific models for interpreting the Bible; essays by the Context Group in honor of Bruce J. Malina. (reprint, 2001).
Social scientific models for interpreting the Bible; essays by the Context Group in honor of Bruce J. Malina. (reprint, 2001)
Ed. by John J. Pilch.
Society of Biblical Literature
Biblical interpretation series; v.22
American biblical scholar Malina is feted with 13 essays demonstrating how the social sciences can be used to interpret the Bible. Their topics include models and archaeology in the social interpretation of Jesus, kingdom and family in conflict in the study of the historical Jesus, and understanding the doxa given to disciples in John 17. First published in hard cover by Brill.
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