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Jesus, a Jewish Galilean : a new reading of the Jesus-story

Jesus, a Jewish Galilean : a new reading of the Jesus-story

Author: Seán Freyne
Publisher: London : T & T Clark, 2006, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

These provided the raw material for Jesus' own response to the issues of the day, from which he fashioned his own distinctive views of Israel's restoration and his own role in that project.


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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Seán Freyne
ISBN: 0567084671 9780567084675
OCLC Number: 471695153
Description: xii, 212 pages : maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Preface; Chapter 1: Jesus, Jews and Galilee: introducing the issues; 1) The Gospels and the Historical Jesus; a) Galilee and Jesus; b) The Contribution of Archaeology; c) Outlining the Approach; Chapter 2: Jesus and the Ecology of Galilee; 1) Ecological Factors and Human Culture; a) The Ecology of the Promised Land; b) Prophets and the Natural Environment; c) Wisdom and Creation; 2) Jesus and the Micro-ecologies of Galilee; a) From the Desert to Lower Galilee; b) From Nazareth to Caphernaum; c) The Surrounding Region of Galilee; Chapter 3: Stories of Conquest and Settlements; 1) Galilee and the Twelve-tribe League; a) The Blessings of the Tribes; b) Contrasting Images of All Israel; 2) Galilee and the Conquest Narratives; a) Failures of the Tribes; b) Canaanite Cities and the Allotted Land; 3) Jesus and Israelite Galilee; a) Jesus and the Land Remaining; b) Welcome for Canaanites?; c) On the Borders of Tyre; Chapter Four: Zion Beckons; 1) Jerusalem as Centre; 2) Isaiah and Zion; a) The Nations and the Restoration of Israel; b) Mother Zion; c) The Servant Community of Zion; 3) Jesus and Zion in Isaian Perspective; Chapter 5: Confronting the Challenges of Empire; 1) Judean Response to Greek and Roman; Imperialism; a) Opposing the Great King; b) The Wise Ones; c) Pharisees, Sadducees and Essenes; 2) Jesus and Roman Imperial Values in Galilee; a) Jesus and the Kingdom of God; b) Apocalyptic Imagination and a Values Revolution; c) Confronting Roman Power; d) God or Caesar? Chapter 6: Death in Jerusalem; 1) Jesus and the Temple; a) Renewal not Reform; b) The Temple in an Eschatological Setting; 2) A Martyr's Death; a) A Prophetic Forerunner? b) Understanding Jesus' Death; Epilogue: Return to Galilee; Notes; Bibliography
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Review ~ International Review of Biblical Studies, vol 51, 2004/05 Title mention in footnotes in Interpretation A Journal of Bible and Theology, 'James as the First Catholic Epistle' John Painter Read more...

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