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Author Sawicki, Marianne.

Title Crossing Galilee : architectures of contact in the occupied land of Jesus / Marianne Sawicki
Published Harrisburg, Pa. : Trinity Press International, [2000]
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Description 1 online resource (viii, 260 pages) : illustrations, maps
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 JesusGÇÖ death and the writings of the first Gospels. SawickiGÇÖs 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
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 199-250) and index
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Subject Bible -- Antiquities.
Christian sociology -- History -- Early church, ca. 30-600.
Sociology, Biblical.
Women in Christianity -- History -- Early church, ca. 30-600.
Mediterranean Region -- Social conditions.
Palestine -- Social conditions.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0567240185 (electronic bk.)
9780567240187 (electronic bk.)