Re: [XTalk] Wealth and class in antiquity
- At 07:44 AM 12/17/2007, Daniel Grolin wrote:
>Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bitCheck Crossan's Birth of Christianity-- IIRC he has a chapter or at least a
>Could someone direct me to a discussion of the relationship between class
>and wealth in antiquity.
section of a chapter on that subject. He relies mainly on a few sources,
which are identified.
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- On Dec 17, 2007, at 12:44 PM, Daniel Grolin wrote:
> Hi X-Talkers,These are all works from the religious perspective. These are
> Could someone direct me to a discussion of the relationship between
> class and wealth in antiquity.
> Daniel Grolin
sources I used in working on a research paper on John Chrysostom's
perspective on wealth.
Benestad, J. Brian. "Chrysostom on wealth and poverty." Diakonia 24,
no. 3 (1991): 201-210.
Weaver, Rebecca H. "Wealth and poverty in the early church."
Interpretation 41, no. 4 (1987): 368-381.
Dreher, Martin N. "Terra de Deus e propriedade privada : Os cristãos
e a propriedade na Igreja Antiga." Estudos teológicos 23, no. 1
Karayiannis, Anastassios. "The Eastern Christian Fathers (350-400
A.D.) on the redistribution of wealth." History of Political Economy
26, no. 1 (1994): 39-67.
Leyerle, Blake. "John Chrysostom on almsgiving and the use of money."
Harvard Theological Review 87, no. 1 (1994): 29-48.
Smith, Charles Ryder. The Bible doctrine of wealth and work in its
historical evolution. London: The Epworth Press, 1924.
Birch, Bruce C., and Larry L. Rasmussen. The predicament of the
prosperous. Biblical perspectives on current issues. Philadelphia:
Westminster Press, 1978.
Whybray, Roger N. "Poverty, wealth, and point of view in Proverbs."
Expository Times 100, no. 9 (1989): 332-336.
Neusner, Jacob. The economics of the Mishnah. Chicago studies in the
history of Judaism. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1990.
Lunn, John. "On riches in the Bible and the west today." Faith &
Economics 39 (2002): 14-22.
Nickelsburg, George W. E. "Revisiting the rich and the poor in 1
Enoch 92-105 and the Gospel according to Luke." In George W.E.
Nickelsburg in perspective : an ongoing dialogue of learning, ed.
George W. E. Nickelsburg, Jacob Neusner and Alan J. Avery-Peck,
Supplements to the Journal for the study of Judaism. Vol. 80,
547-571. Leiden ; Boston: Brill, 2003.
MLS, Theology Duquesne University
Cantor Holy Ghost Church
Mckees Rocks, PA
- email@example.com writes:
>On Dec 17, 2007, at 12:44 PM, Daniel Grolin wrote:I cannot yet vouch for either of these works, and they may not deal directly
>> Could someone direct me to a discussion of the relationship between
>> class and wealth in antiquity.
>> Daniel Grolin
with your question, but they are on my to-read list. I think the Gildas Hamel
book (Poverty and Charity in Roman Palestine, First Three Centuries CE) was
already mentioned, but one other caught my eye at SBL: William Desmond, The
Greek Praise of Poverty.
With every good wish,
Dr. David B. Gowler
Pierce Professor of Religion
Oxford College of Emory University
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