Sociology of Early Palestinian Christianity

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Alban Books Limited, 1978 - 131 pages

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Aims and Methods of a Sociology of the Jesus
In The Role of Sympathizers in the Local
The Role of the Son of Man

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Acts Adversus haereses against aggression Agrippa Agrippa II Alexander Jannaeus alien among analysis anomie Anthologia Graeca Antioch antisemitism Antt anyone Archelaus aristocracy Ashkelon Athronges attitude behaviour Caesarea Caesarea Philippi century ad cerned Christian wandering charismatics christology conflict connection Contra Apionem cracy crisis culture Damascus Decapolis demons Didache Dio Cassius Diodorus Siculus disciples earliest Christian early Christian wandering eschatological Essenes ethical ethnarchs ethnocentric Eusebius exorcisms factors Gadara Galilee Gentiles groups Hasmonean Hegesippus Hellenism Hellenistic cities Hellenistic Judaism Here Herod Herod Agrippa Herod Antipas Herodian dynasty high priest Hillelites historical Jesus However intensification of norms intensify norms interpretation introjected Israel Israelite Jerusalem Jesus movement Jewish rebellion Jewish renewal Jewish revolt Jewish society Jewish war Jews John of Gischala John the Baptist Joseph of Arimathea Josephus Judaea kingdom of God local communities Luke Mark Matt Meleager Messiah monotheism movements within Judaism Old Testament outsiders Palestine Palestinian Palestinian Christianity Peraea Pharisees Pliny the Elder Pliny the Younger political possessions priestly prophetic movements prophets Ptolemais Qumran radical theocratic rejected religious renewal movements renewal movements within resistance fighters resistance movement rich role Roman empire Romans rule of God Sadducees Samaria Sanhedrin scapegoat Scythopolis Sepphoris Shammaites sicarii Sidon situation social rootlessness sociological super-ego synoptic gospels synoptic tradition Syria Tacitus temple temple in Jerusalem tensions Testament theocracy theocratic Theudas Thus Tiberias tion Torah towards Transjordania true vision of love wandering charismatics xenophobia Yahweh Zacchaeus

About the author (1978)

Gerd Theissen is Professor of New Testament at the University of Heidelberg in Germany. His books include "The Religion of the Earliest Churches" and "The Shadow of the Galilean: The Quest of the Historical Jesus in Narrative Form".

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