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Jesus, the Galilean exorcist : his exorcisms in social and political context

Author: Amanda Witmer
Publisher: London ; New York : T & T Clark, cop. 2012.
Dissertation: Reproduction de: Thèse: Théologie:?: 2009.
Series: Library of New Testament studies., 459.
Edition/Format:   Thesis/dissertation : Thesis/dissertation : EnglishView all editions and formats
Publication:Library of the historical Jesus studies, 10
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"Amanda Witmer presents an investigation of exorcism in the activities of the historical Jesus, particularly the connection between spirit possession and exorcism on the one hand and the socio-political context of first-century Galilee on the other. Witmer draws on research from the areas of sociology, anthropology, archaeology and biblical studies to illuminate this aspect of Jesus' career, as well as the broader  Read more...
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Named Person: Jesus Christ.; Jésus-Christ.; Jesus Christ.; Jésus-Christ
Material Type: Thesis/dissertation
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Amanda Witmer
ISBN: 9780567575524 0567575527
OCLC Number: 800867228
Description: 1 vol. (X-247 p.) ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
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Spirit possession and exorcism in the ancient world --
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The socio-political context : Galilee in 30 CE --
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Jesus the exorcist : the indirect evidence --
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Jesus the exorcist : the direct evidence --
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Conclusion : reconstructing Jesus, the Jewish Galilean exorcist.
Series Title: Library of New Testament studies., 459.
Responsibility: Amanda Witmer.
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Investigates the exorcism in the activities of the historical Jesus, particularly the connection between spirit possession and exorcism and the socio-political context of first-century Galilee. This  Read more...

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