Methods, Theories, Imagination Hardback

Social Scientific Approaches in Biblical Studies

by Chalcraft, David J.;

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Methods, Theories, Imagination

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Social-scientific ways of knowing, thinking and being are inescapable; in the contemporary world a social-scientific perspective seems less an option than an unavoidable constituent of the public and private imagination. The social sciences play a central role in the self-understandings of contemporary societies and in the lives of their citizens. Biblical studies has been dramatically impacted by these intellectual developments. This book brings together new essays that reflect on the current state of social-scientific and cultural studies approaches in biblical studies, critically review the theoretical and methodological issues and explore the value of these approaches through a number of fresh substantive applications. Methods, Theories, Imagination is divided into five sections: 1. Methods, Perspectives and Theory (James G. Crossley, István Czachesz, Linda A. Dietch, Amy Erickson), 2. Studies in the Sociology of Deviance (Outi Lehtipuu, Mark Finney), 3. Social Psychology and Trauma Theory (Rebecca S. Watson, Jeremiah W. Cataldo), 4. Cultural Studies, the Social Sciences and the Hebrew Bible (Frauke Uhlenbruch, Johanna Stiebert)., 5. Anthropology and Archaeology (Ryan N. Roberts, Emanuel Pfoh). This is the first volume in the series The Bible and Social Science.

Methods, Theories, Imagination was published by Sheffield Phoenix Press in July 2014. The ISBN for Methods, Theories, Imagination is 9781909697362.

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Details for Methods, Theories, Imagination

Book FormatHardback
PublisherSheffield Phoenix Press (July 2014)
Number of Pages267
Thickness16 mm
Height234 mm
Width156 mm
Product Code4304200
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