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  • Becoming a Faithfilled Jew. An Ethnographic Study of a British Messianic Jewish Congregation.
    Dein, Simon (2009)
    Nova Religio 12:3: 77-101.

    Associated Search Terms: Parish; Participant observation; Hebrew Christian; Great Britain, London; Conversion
  • South Africa's Newest 'Jews.' The Moemedi Pentecostal Church and the Construction of Jewish Identity.
    Andersen, Nicole, and Scott London (2009)
    Nova Religio 13:1: 92-105.

    Associated Search Terms: Hebrew Christian; African Christian; South Africa, Johannesburg; Moemedi Pentecostal Church; Pentecostal, South Africa
  • Saremo anche noi come tutti i popoli. La nascità della monarchia (1 Sam 8-11) e il ritorno dall'esilio (Esdra) riletti in chiave biblico-sociologica.
    Pinto, Sebastiano (2008)
    Milano: San Paolo.

    Associated Search Terms: Hebrew
  • Ancient Judaism and early Christianity: A Critical Dialectical/conflict Approach to Biblical History.
    Goldstein, Warren S. (2006)
    In Warren S. Goldstein (ed.) Marx, Critical Theory, and Religion. A Critique of Rational Choice. Leiden: Brill, pp. 205-222.

    Narrates Hebrew & early Christian history from a conflict perspective & dialectic of prophecy/priesthood; the account of Christian origins differs from that of those who use higher criticism.

    Associated Search Terms: Hebrew; Prophetic-priestly; Early Christian; Conflict theory; Dialectic
  • The Approach of Max Weber's Sociology of Religion as Exemplified in His Study of Ancient Judaism.
    Schluchter, Wolfgang (2004)
    Archives de sciences sociales des religions 127: 33-56.

    Associated Search Terms: Weber, Max; Hebrew
  • Traversing the Social Landscape. The Value of the Social Scientific Approach to the Bible.
    Matthews, Victor H. (2001)
    In Michael H. Barnes (ed.) Theology and the Social Sciences. Maryknoll, New York: Orbis, pp. 214-236.

    History of social scientific studies of the Hebrews.

    Associated Search Terms: Hebrew
  • The Social Visions of the Hebrew Bible: A Theological Introduction.
    Pleins, J. David (2001)
    Louisville: Westminster John Knox.

    Associated Search Terms: Justice; Hebrew
  • Eighth Century Prophets. A Social Analysis.
    Premath, D.N. (2001)
    St. Louis: Chalice Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Hebrew; Prophet
  • The Legitimacy of Solomon: Some Structural Aspects of Old Testament History.
    Leach, Edmund (2001)
    Archives européennes de sociologie 42:1: 131-174.

    Associated Search Terms: Genealogy; Hebrew; Legitimacy
  • The Material Culture of the Bible: An Introduction, ed. By Robert P. Carroll.
    Deist, Ferdinand E. (2000)
    Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press.

    Explores theoretical & practical implications of inter-cultural communication; supplies examples in Hebrew narratives.

    Associated Search Terms: Hebrew
  • Old Testament Anthropology and the Construction of Personal Identity.
    Di Vito, R.A. (1999)
    Catholic Biblical Quarterly 61: 217-238.

    Associated Search Terms: Hebrew; Identity
  • Women and Religion.
    Berktay, Fatmagül (1998)
    Montreal: Black Rose Books.

    Traces the subordination of women in Judaism, Christianity, & Islam to the relations of production in antiquity.

    Associated Search Terms: Women; Early Christian; Islam; Hebrew; Jewish; Christianity
  • Introduction to the Old Testament. A Liberation Perspective.
    Ceresko, Anthony R. (1997)
    Maryknoll, New York: Orbis.

    Associated Search Terms: Hebrew
  • A Discipline in Transition: The Contributions of the Social Sciences to the Study of the Hebrew Bible.
    Carter, Charles E. (1996)
    In Charles E. Carter and Crol L. Meyers (eds.) Community, Identity, and Ideology. Social Science Approaches to the Hebrew Bible. Winona Lake, Indiana: Eisenbrauns, pp. 5-8.

    Associated Search Terms: Hebrew
  • The Vows and the "Popular Religious Groups" of Ancient Israel: A Philological and Sociological Inquiry.
    Berlinerblau, Jacques (1996)
    Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Popular religion; Hebrew; Vow
  • Religious Authenticity as a Function of State Power.
    Herbrechtsmeier, William (1996)
    In Lewis F. Carter (ed.), The Issue of Authenticity in the Study of Religions. Greenwich, Connecticut: JAI Press, pp. 3-23.

    Associated Search Terms: State; Legitimation; Violence; Hebrew; Islam
  • Covenant Polity in Biblical Israel. Biblical Foundations and Jewish Expressions.
    Elazar, Daniel J. (1995)
    New Brunswick, New Jersey: Transaction Publishers.

    Associated Search Terms: Hebrew
  • Prophecy & Apocalypticism. The Postexilic Social Setting.
    Cook, Stephen L. (1995)
    Minneapolis: Fortress.

    Contrary to deprivtion theroy, Ezekiel 38-39, Zechariah 1-8, and Joel are proto-apocalyptic literature of priests holding power.

    Associated Search Terms: Deprivation; Apocalyptic; Hebrew; Literature
  • Priests, Prophets, Diviners, Sages: A Socio-Historical Study of Religious Specialists in Ancient Israel.
    Grabbe, Lester L. (1995)
    Valley Forge, Pennsylvania: Trinity Press International.

    Associated Search Terms: Hebrew; Clergy; Prophet
  • The Stranger in the Bible.
    Douglas, Mary (1994)
    Archives européennes de sociologie 35:2: 283-298.

    Finds little agreement in early Hebrew religious law with the later prohibition of marrying non-Hebrews.

    Associated Search Terms: Marriage; Hebrew; Law
  • Religion, Nationalism and genocide: Ancient Judaism revisited.
    Freeman, Michael (1994)
    Archives européennes de sociologie 35:2: 259-282.

    Notes support for nationalistic genocide in parts of the biblical tradition.

    Associated Search Terms: Hebrew; Genocide; Nationalism; Peace/war
  • Max Weber's Analysis of the Rise of Monotheism: A Reconstruction.
    Kalberg, Stephen (1994)
    British Journal of Sociology 45:4: 563-583.

    Notes Weber's methodology used in the explanation of the rise of monotheism in ancient Hebrew culture.

    Associated Search Terms: Methodology; Hebrew; Monotheism; Weber, Max
  • Herrschaft, Königtum und Staat: Skizzen zur soziokulturellen Entwicklung im monarchischen Israel.
    Niemann, Hermann Michael (1993)
    Tübingen: Mohn-Siebeck.

    Associated Search Terms: Hebrew
  • Sociological Implications of the Distinction Between "Locality" and Extended "Territory" with Particular Reference to the Old Testament.
    Grosby, Steven (1993)
    Social Compass 40:2: 179-198.

    Based on the Bible; examines the restricted sacred space & the wide sacred territories as constituting a variable.

    Associated Search Terms: Sacred; Hebrew; Space
  • Social Class as an Analytic and Hermeneutical Category in Biblical Studies.
    Gottwald, Norman K. (1993)
    Journal of Biblical Literature 112:1: 3-22.

    Reviews the literature; takes "class" in a broad sense, as stratification.

    Associated Search Terms: Hebrew; Stratification; Early Christian
  • Kinship, Territory, and the Nation in the Historiography of Ancient Israel.
    Grosby, Steven (1993)
    Zeitschrift für die altestamentliche Wissenschaft 105:1: 3-18.

    Sees the historical emergence of Hebrew nationhood as dependent on a territorially based extension of a religious identity in the 7th & 6th centuries B.C.E.

    Associated Search Terms: Nation; Territoriality; Hebrew
  • Land Tenure and the Biblical Jubilee: Uncovering Hebrew Ethics through the Sociology of Knowledge. JSOTS 155.
    Feager, Jeffrey A. (1993)
    Sheffield: JSOT.

    Associated Search Terms: Moral; Economic; Sociology of knowledge; Hebrew
  • Jewish Civilization: The Jewish Historical Experience in a Comparative Perspective.
    Eisenstadt, Shmuel N. (1992)
    Albany: State University of New York Press. [Pp. 199-210 published in Shlomo A. Deshen, Charles S. Liebman, and Moshe Shokeid (eds.), Israeli Judaism. The Sociology of Religion in Israel (New Brunswick, New Jersey: Transaction, 1995), pp. 63-74]

    Associated Search Terms: Jewish; Comparative; Hebrew
  • Staat und Gesellschaft im vorexilischen Juda vom 8. Jahrhundrt bis zum Exil.
    Kessler, Rainer (1992)
    Leiden: E.J. Brill.

    Associated Search Terms: Historical; State; Hebrew
  • The Social Location of the Deuteronomists. A Sociological Study of Factional Politics in Late Pre-exilic Judah.
    Dutcher-Walls, Patricia (1991)
    Journal for the Study of the Old Testament 52: 77-94.

    Associated Search Terms: Hebrew
  • Religion and Nationality in Antiquity. The Worship of Yahweh and Ancient Israël.
    Grosby, Steven (1991)
    Archives de sciences sociales des religions 32:2: 229-269.

    Examines the history of Israel as a nation, & the contribution of the religion of Yahweh to its formation.

    Associated Search Terms: Nation; Hebrew
  • The Savage in Judaism. An Anthropology of Israelite Religion and Ancient Judaism.
    Eilberg-Schwartz, Howard (1990)
    Bloomington: Indiana University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Hebrew
  • The "Judges" of Ancient Israel: An Exploration in Charismtic Authority.
    Munch, Peter A. (1990)
    In William H. Swatos, Jr. (ed.) Time, Place, and Circumstance. Neo-Weberian Studies in Comparative Religious History. New York: Greenwood, pp. 57-69.

    Associated Search Terms: Charisma; Hebrew
  • Sociology and the Old Testament.
    Mayes, Andrew D.H. (1989)
    In Ronald E. Clements (ed.) The World of Ancient Israel. Sociological, Anthropological and Political Perspectives. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, pp. 39-63.

    Reviews the literature, especially works in the traditions of Max Weber & Émile Durkheim.

    Associated Search Terms: Hebrew
  • The Old Testament in Sociological Perspective.
    Mayes, Andrew D.H. (1989)
    London: Marshall Pickering.

    Associated Search Terms: Hebrew
  • Enoch and Daniel: A Form Critical and Sociological Study of Historical Apocalypses.
    Reid, Stephen Breck (1989)
    Berkeley, California: BIBAL Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Apocalyptic; Hebrew; Jewish
  • The Social World of Apocalyptic Writings.
    Davis, Philip R. (1989)
    In Ronald Ernest Clements (ed.), The World of Ancient Israel. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, pp. 251-271.

    Reviews the literature. Politically established & culturally cosmopolitan scribes were responsible for apocalyptic writings.

    Associated Search Terms: Apocalyptic; Hebrew; Literature
  • Prophecy and Society.
    Carroll, Robert P. (1989)
    In Ronald E. Clements (ed.), The World of Ancient Israel. Sociological, Anthropological and Political Perspectives. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, pp. 203-225.

    Critique of the sociologically informed literature on Hebrew prophets.

    Associated Search Terms: Prophecy; Hebrew; Prophet
  • Opression and Revolt in Ancient Palestine: The Evidence in Jewish Literature from the Prophets to Josephus.
    Lang, Graeme (1989)
    Sociological Analysis 49:4: 325-342. Comment by Anthony J. Blasi 51:4 (1990): 395-399. Reply by Graeme Lang 51:4: 401-405.

    Associated Search Terms: Hebrew; Jewish; Early Christian; Historical
  • Society, the Sacred, and Scripture in Ancient Judaism: A Sociology of Knowledge.
    Lightstone, Jack N. (1988)
    Waterloo, Ontario: Wilfrid Laurier University Press.

    Focuses on scripture reception as a reflection of society in the Hebrew & formative rabbinic eras.

    Associated Search Terms: Jewish; Hebrew; Sociology of knowledge
  • Religion und Lebensführung. Studien zu Max Webers Religions- und Herrschaftssoziologie, 2 vols.
    Schluchter, Wolfgang (1988)
    Frankfurt: Suhrkamp.

    Associated Search Terms: Hebrew; Puritan; Otherworldliness; Weber, Max; Early Christian; Asceticism; Confucian, China; China; Charisma; Daoist, China; Buddhist; Hindu; Rationalization; Islam; Jewish; Protestant Ethic
  • Social Science Methods and Theories of Significance for the Study of the Israelite Monarchy: A Critical Review Essay.
    Frick, Frank S. (1986)
    Semeia 37: 9-52.

    Associated Search Terms: Hebrew; Functionalism
  • The Emergence of Israel: Social Transformation and State Formation Following the Decline in Late Bronze Age Trade.
    Coote, Robert B., and Keith W. Whitlam (1986)
    Semeia 37: 107-147.

    Associated Search Terms: Stratification; Hebrew; Economic; State
  • The Participation of Free Agrarians in the Introduction of Monarchy to Ancient Israel: An Application of H.A. Landsberger's Framework for the Analysis of Peasant Movements.
    Gottwald, Norman K. (1986)
    Semeia 37: 77-106.

    Associated Search Terms: Peasant; Hebrew; Stratification; Agrarian society
  • Systemic Study of the Israelite Monarchy.
    Chaney, Marvin L. (1986)
    Semeia 37: 53-76.

    Associated Search Terms: Agrarian society; Systems theory; Hebrew; State
  • The Use of Sociology in Old Testament Studies.
    Rogerson, J.W. (1985)
    Vetus testamentum 36, 1983 Salamanca Congress Supplement. Leiden: E.J. Brill, pp. 245-256.

    Associated Search Terms: Hebrew
  • Sociological Approaches to the Old Testament.
    Wilson, Robert R. (1984)
    Philadelphia: Fortress.

    Associated Search Terms: Prophecy; Genealogy; Hebrew
  • The Changing Social Meanings of Sacrifices in Jewish Worship: An Historical Overview.
    Ferguson, Douglas W. (1984)
    Sociological Focus 17:3: 211-221.

    Associated Search Terms: Historical; Hebrew; Sacrifice
  • Ancient Judaism. Biblical Criticism from Max Weber to the Present.
    Zeitlin, Irving M. (1984)
    Cambridge, England: Polity Press; New York: Basil Blackwell.

    Examines Max Weber's Ancient Judaism in the light of subsequent research; sees less importance than did Weber for ethical prophecy & more for non-elites.

    Associated Search Terms: Weber, Max; Prophecy; Hebrew
  • Praising the Lord and Penetrating the Community: Transition and Dual Leadership Functions in a Contemporary Hebrew Christian Group.
    Kohn, Rachel L.E. (1984)
    Sociological Analysis 45:1: 29-40.

    Based on 1981-82 field work with the Hamilton Friends of Israel, in Hamilton, Ontario.

    Associated Search Terms: Canada, Ontario, Hamilton; Hebrew Christian, Hamilton Friends of Israel; Social movement; Leadership
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