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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Horsley, Richard A.
Bandits, prophets, and messiahs.
San Francisco : Harper & Row, 1988, ©1985
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Richard A Horsley; John S Hanson
|Notes:||Reprint. Originally published: Minneapolis : Winston Press, ©1985.|
|Description:||xxviii, 271 pages : map ; 24 cm.|
|Contents:||ch. 1. Historical background: Israel's origins as a free peasantry in covenant with God ; Establishment of the monarchy over Israel and prophetic protest ; Judea under the Persian Empire : the establishment of the priestly aristocracy at the head of the temple-community ; Hellenistic rule : political subjection, cultural imperialism, and popular rebellion ; Roman domination : oppression and revolt --
ch. 2. Ancient Jewish social banditry: The characteristics and conditions of social banditry ; The socioeconomic conditions of Jewish social banditry and other popular movements ; Social banditry in Palestine ; Relations between brigands and peasants ; Jewish banditry and the revolt against Rome --
ch. 3. Royal pretenders and popular messianic movements: The tradition of popular kingship ; Conditions of the revival of the tradition of popular kingship ; Popular kings and their movements --
ch. 4. Prophets and prophetic movements: Traditions of two types of popular prophets and prophetic expectations ; Two types of popular prophets at the time of Jesus --
ch. 5. Fourth Philosophy, Sicarli, Zealots: The Fourth Philosophy ; The Sicarli ; The Zealots --
Conclusion: A typology of popular movements and their implications.
|Series Title:||New voices in biblical studies.|
|Responsibility:||Richard A. Horsley with John S. Hanson.|
- Jews -- History -- 168 B.C.-135 A.D.
- Government, Resistance to -- Palestine.
- Jews -- Politics and government -- To 70 A.D.
- Jewish sects.
- Government, Resistance to.
- Jews -- Politics and government.
- Middle East -- Palestine.
- Revolutionaire bewegingen.
- Godsdienstige bewegingen.