RE: [XTalk] Galilean Economics
- Too bad. Eisenbrauns has it for $20.80...
Bigger isn't always cheaper :)
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From: email@example.com [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org] On
Behalf Of Jack Kilmon
Sent: Wednesday, April 23, 2008 1:13 PM
Subject: Re: [XTalk] Galilean Economics
Durn Bill. A quick trip to Amazon and I am $32.60 poorer. You better
autograph it for me.
Seriously, it looks like a great read and an important one. I
that I missed it.
San Antonio, TX
----- Original Message -----
From: "William Arnal" <warnal@...>
Sent: Wednesday, April 23, 2008 9:34 AM
Subject: RE: [XTalk] Galilean Economics
> Jack Kilmon writes:
>>I have read the works you
>>mention but rely heavily on Richard Horsley's two books, Archaeology,
>>History and Society in Galilee and Galilee: History, Politics, People.
> Yes, Horsley is a great source for this stuff. A VERY recent (2007 or
> 2008) publication that is dead-on this issue (Galilean economics and
> HJ) is Douglas Oakman's _Jesus and the Peasants_. Also, if I may be
> immodest, Arnal's _Jesus and the Village Scribes_ chapter 4 has a
> focused analysis of Galilean economics specifically, and the
> archaeological as well as literary evidence thereof, and focuses
> on the issues that James Crossley noted: the foundation of the urban
> centers, resultant monetization of the economy, and the PERCEPTION (or
> lack thereof) of change among the peasantry.
> Also valuable would be anything by Jonathan Reed, or Milton Moreland.
> For what it's worth, I don't think global characterizations of
> positions as "liberal" or "conservative" or "moderate" are especially
> If you like crossword puzzles, then you'll love Flexicon, a game which
> combines four overlapping crossword puzzles into one!
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