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Recruitment, conquest, and conflict : strategies in Judaism, early Christianity, and the Greco-Roman world / edited by Peder Borgen, Vernon K. Robbins, David B. Gowler.

Contributor(s): Borgen, Peder | Robbins, Vernon K. (Vernon Kay), 1939- | Gowler, David B, 1958-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Emory studies in early Christianity: vol. 6.Publisher: Atlanta, Ga. : Scholars Press, c1998Description: 356 p. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 0788505262 (alk. paper).Subject(s): Evangelistic work -- History -- Early church, ca. 30-600 | Conversion -- History of doctrines -- Early church, ca. 30-600 | Conversion -- Judaism -- History. -- To 1500
Contents:
Mission, conquest, and conversion in the Mediterranean world. 1. The Hellenistic öffentlichkeit: philosophy as a social force in the Greco-Roman world / Troels Engberg-Pederson -- 2. Expansion and recruitment among Hellenistic religions: the case of Mithraism / D.E. Aune -- 3. Proselytes, conquest, and mission / Peder Borgen -- 4. Paul and the beginning of Christian conversion / Alan F. Segal -- 5. Jesus before culture / Graydon F. Snyder -- Conflict in Judaism and Christianity. 6. Conquest and social conflict in Galilee / Richard Horsley -- 7. Once more--the Hellenists, Hebrews, and Stephen: conflicts and conflict-management in Acts 6-7 / Torrey Seland -- 8. Judaism, the circumcision of Gentiles, and apocalyptic hope: another look at Galatians 1 and 2 / Paula Fredriksen -- 9. A response to Fredriksen's "Judaism, the circumcision of Gentiles, and apocalyptic hope: another look at Galatians 1 and 2" / Peder Borgen -- 10. Expansion and conflict: the rhetoric of Hebrew Bible citations in Galatians 3 / Kjell Arne Morland -- Strategies of social formation in early Christianity. 11. Phases in the social formation of early Christianity: from faction to sect--a social scientific perspective / John H. Elliott -- 12. Election, obedience, and eschatology: Deuteronomy 30:2-14 in Roamns 9-11 and the writings of Philo / Per Jarle Bekken -- 13. The role of the congregation as a family within the context of recruitment and conflict in the early church / Karl Olav Sandnes -- 14. Family-like care and solidarity as a pattern of social control in the ancient church / Øyvind Norderval.
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Mission, conquest, and conversion in the Mediterranean world. 1. The Hellenistic öffentlichkeit: philosophy as a social force in the Greco-Roman world / Troels Engberg-Pederson -- 2. Expansion and recruitment among Hellenistic religions: the case of Mithraism / D.E. Aune -- 3. Proselytes, conquest, and mission / Peder Borgen -- 4. Paul and the beginning of Christian conversion / Alan F. Segal -- 5. Jesus before culture / Graydon F. Snyder -- Conflict in Judaism and Christianity. 6. Conquest and social conflict in Galilee / Richard Horsley -- 7. Once more--the Hellenists, Hebrews, and Stephen: conflicts and conflict-management in Acts 6-7 / Torrey Seland -- 8. Judaism, the circumcision of Gentiles, and apocalyptic hope: another look at Galatians 1 and 2 / Paula Fredriksen -- 9. A response to Fredriksen's "Judaism, the circumcision of Gentiles, and apocalyptic hope: another look at Galatians 1 and 2" / Peder Borgen -- 10. Expansion and conflict: the rhetoric of Hebrew Bible citations in Galatians 3 / Kjell Arne Morland -- Strategies of social formation in early Christianity. 11. Phases in the social formation of early Christianity: from faction to sect--a social scientific perspective / John H. Elliott -- 12. Election, obedience, and eschatology: Deuteronomy 30:2-14 in Roamns 9-11 and the writings of Philo / Per Jarle Bekken -- 13. The role of the congregation as a family within the context of recruitment and conflict in the early church / Karl Olav Sandnes -- 14. Family-like care and solidarity as a pattern of social control in the ancient church / Øyvind Norderval.

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