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Cloth - 303 pp
Gerd Theissen here assesses the social dimension of Christian faith
and action as it emerges from the biblical texts themselves.
In Part I he concentrates on the Jesus tradition, including such
topics as the wandering radicals, discipleship and the social
uprooting in Jewish-Palestinian society of the first century, Jesus'
temple prophecy, and the ideal of nonviolence.
Part II studies Pauline theology, includes discussion of
soteriological symbolism, Christology, and the relation between
Judaism and Christianity.
Also included are an overview of sociological research into the
New Testament and ideas about a sociological theory of early