Judaic and Christian visions of the social order : describing, analyzing, and comparing systems of the formative age / edited by Jacob Neusner, Bruce D. Chilton, Alan J. Avery-Peck.

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Other Authors: Neusner, Jacob, 1932-2016, Chilton, Bruce., Avery-Peck, Alan J. 1953-
Format: Book
Published: Lanham, Md. : University Press of America, c2011.
Series:Studies in religion and the social order.
Table of Contents:
  • Foreword: How does religion imagine society? / John T. Fitzgerald with William Scott Green
  • From the repertoire of the Hebrew Bible: visions of the social order / Baruch A. Levine
  • 1 Enoch's vague visions of a future social order: foils to its vivid portrayals of the present chaos / George W.E. Nickelsburg
  • Visions of the social order: the Qumran library / James C. VanderKam
  • Through Greek eyes: Jewish "theocracy" and "state of the wise" / Bezalel Bar-Kochva
  • Philo's constructs of social order / Maren R. Niehoff
  • Mishnah and concepts of the social order / Alan J. Avery-Peck
  • Social vision of rabbinic Judaism ; Torah and culture: H. Richard Niebuhr's Christ and culture after fifty years: a Judaic response / Jacob Neusner
  • Six people you meet in the synagogue: visions of social order in early rabbinic prayer / Tzvee Zahavy
  • Kingdom of God ; Paul's theory of the social order / Bruce D. Chilton
  • Early Christian martyrdom, scripture, and social order / Frederick W. Weidmann
  • Irenaeus of Lyons (130-200) re-imagining the cosmos from the perspective of the oppressed / J.A. McGuckin
  • Origen's social vision of Christian life / Petra Heldt
  • Eusebius's (and Constantine's) theory of the political order / Bruce D. Chilton
  • Augustine of Hippo (354-430): architect of western Christianity's political theory / J.A. McGuckin
  • Conclusions, observations, and limitations: reflections on the visions of the social order collaborative project / John T. Fitzgerald and William Scott Green.