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In Other Words: Essays on Social Science Methods and the New Testament in Honor of Jerome H. Neyrey
Anselm C. Hagedorn, Zeba A. Crook, Eric Stewart
Publication Date
August 2007


Jerome H. Neyrey, Professor of New Testament at the University of Notre Dame since 1992, is widely recognized for his groundbreaking contributions to social-scientific criticism of the Gospels and the Epistles.

In this Festschrift the contributors notably advance the cause of social-scientific New Testament study. David Aune writes on Christian beginnings and cognitive dissonance theory, Zeba Crook on constructing a model of ancient prayer, Craig deVos on good news to the poor in Luke, John H. Elliott on envy and the evil eye, Philip Esler on the development of a non-ethnic group identity in John, Bruce Malina and John Pilch on the wrath of God, Halvor Moxnes on masculinity and place in Luke, Douglas Oakman on coinage in the Judean temple system, Carolyn Osiek on motivation for the conversion of women in early Christianity, Eric Stewart on the city in Mark, and Gerd Theissen on early Christian communities and ancient organizations.

Anselm C. Hagedorn is Wissenschaftlicher Assistent in Old Testament at Humboldt-Universität, Berlin.
Zeba A. Crook is Assistant Professor of New Testament and Christian Origins at Carleton University, Ottawa.
Eric Stewart is Visiting Assistant Professor in the Department of Theology at the University of Notre Dame.

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