The New Testament

The New Testament : History, Literature and Social Context

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The New Testament: History, Literature, and Social Context takes it primary orientation from recent developments in the social sciences. With reference to the most seminal anthropological models, sociological perspectives, and archaeological discoveries, this text provides a rigorous, yet readily engaging, introduction to the New Testament and the early development of the Christian faith. Incorporating, too, the most current hermeneutic schemes, this text illuminates the New Testament in the light of today's leading interpretive methodologies.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 640 pages
  • 162.56 x 233.68 x 25.4mm | 816.46g
  • Wadsworth Publishing Co Inc
  • Belmont, CA, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 4th Revised edition
  • Illustrations, 4 maps
  • 0155078569
  • 9780155078567
  • 1,790,157

Table of contents

The Mission and the Method. 2. Culture and Nature. 3. The Self. 4. Behavior Control: The Self In Action. 5. Social Cognition. 6. Emotion and Affect. 7. Attitudes, Beliefs, and Consistency. 8. Prosocial Behavior: Doing What's Best for Others. 9. Aggression and Antisocial Behavior. 10-Attraction and Exclusion 11. Close Relationships: Passion, Intimacy, and Sexuality. 12. Prejudice and Intergroup Relations. 13. Social Influence and Persuasion. 14. Groups.
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The Mission and the Method. 2. Culture and Nature. 3. The Self. 4. Behavior Control: The Self In Action. 5. Social Cognition. 6. Emotion and Affect. 7. Attitudes, Beliefs, and Consistency. 8. Prosocial Behavior: Doing What's Best for Others. 9. Aggression and Antisocial Behavior. 10-Attraction and Exclusion 11. Close Relationships: Passion, Intimacy, and Sexuality. 12. Prejudice and Intergroup Relations. 13. Social Influence and Persuasion. 14. Groups.
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