Jesus in an Age of Neoliberalism: Quests, Scholarship and Ideology
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Jesus in an Age of Neoliberalism: Quests, Scholarship and Ideology

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ISBN-13:
9781908049704
Einband:
Buch
Erscheinungsdatum:
08.08.2014
Seiten:
264
Autor:
James G. Crossley
Gewicht:
549 g
Format:
240x159x25 mm
Serie:
Bibleworld
Sprache:
Englisch
Beschreibung:

Jesus in an Age of Neoliberalism analyses the ideology underpinning scholarly and popular quests for the historical Jesus in a neoliberal age. The book focus is cultural and political concerns, notably postmodernism, multiculturalism and liberal masking of power.
Preface Chapter 1: Introduction: Jesus Quests and Contexts PART I: From Mont Pelerin to Eternity? Contextualising an Age of Neoliberalism Chapter 2: Neoliberalism and Postmodernity Chapter 3: Biblioblogging: Connected Scholarship Chapter 4: 'Not Made by Great Men'? The Quest for the Individual Christ Chapter 5: 'Never Trust a Hippy': Finding a Liberal Jesus Where You Might Not Think PART II: Jesus in an Age of Neoliberalism Chapter 6: A 'fundamentally unreliable adoration': 'Jewishness' and the Multicultural Jesus Chapter 7: The Jesus Who Wasn't There? Conservative Christianity, Atheism and Other Religious Influences PART III: Contradictions Chapter 8: 'Forgive them; for they do not know what they are doing!' Other Problems, Extremes and the Social World of Jesus Chapter 9: Red Tory Christ Chapter 10: Conclusion
'Jesus in an Age of Neoliberalism' analyses the ideology underpinning contemporary scholarly and popular quests for the historical Jesus. Focusing on cultural and political issues, the book examines postmodernism, multiculturalism and the liberal masking of power.