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RE: [XTalk] Galilean Economics

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  • James Spinti
    Too bad. Eisenbrauns has it for $20.80... Bigger isn t always cheaper :) James ________________________________ James Spinti Marketing Director, Book Sales
    Message 1 of 6 , Apr 23, 2008
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      Too bad. Eisenbrauns has it for $20.80...

      Bigger isn't always cheaper :)

      James

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      -----Original Message-----
      From: crosstalk2@yahoogroups.com [mailto:crosstalk2@yahoogroups.com] On
      Behalf Of Jack Kilmon
      Sent: Wednesday, April 23, 2008 1:13 PM
      To: crosstalk2@yahoogroups.com
      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
      amred-faced
      that I missed it.

      Jack

      Jack Kilmon
      San Antonio, TX


      ----- Original Message -----
      From: "William Arnal" <warnal@...>
      To: <crosstalk2@yahoogroups.com>
      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
      the
      > 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
      fairly
      > focused analysis of Galilean economics specifically, and the
      > archaeological as well as literary evidence thereof, and focuses
      precisely
      > 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
      scholarly
      > positions as "liberal" or "conservative" or "moderate" are especially
      > helpful.
      >
      > regards,
      > Bill
      >
      >
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