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The death of Herod : an essay in the sociology of religion

Author: Richard K Fenn
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1992.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This work is intended to be a 'taster' to sociological method for students of the New Testament. While the sociology of the Bible is presently something of a growth industry, Richard Fenn believes that an introduction to the peculiar craft of sociology is missing, a book which demonstrates how fruitful the relationship between the social sciences and biblical studies can be when sociological method is imaginatively  Read more...
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Named Person: Herod, King of Judea; Herodian dynasty; Flavius Josephus; Herod, King of Judaea.; Hérode, (roi des Juifs ;; Flavius Josèphe; Hérodes (dynastie); König I ) Herodes (Judäa; Herodes, Judäa König
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Richard K Fenn
ISBN: 0521414822 9780521414821 0521425026 9780521425025
OCLC Number: 24546179
Description: 200 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: 1. Two methodological viewpoints: the priestly and the prophetic; 2. Description, interpretation, and explanation: modes of analysis; 3. Levels of observation and of analysis: making the right choices; 4. 'What is going on here?' The role of the observer and the beginnings of theory; 5. The search for useful concepts: evil and charisma; 6. The making of a theory.
Responsibility: Richard Fenn.
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This 1992 book studies the relationship between the social sciences and biblical studies of an account of Palestinian society during the first century.  Read more...

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