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  • Palestinian Political Identities during the Post-Oslo Period: A Case Study of Generation Effects in a West Bank Refugee Camp.
    Lybarger, Loren D. (2005)
    Social Compass 52:2: 143-156.

    Based on participant observation in a West Bank Palestinian refugee camp.

    Associated Search Terms: Palestine; Participant observation; Politics, Palestine; War; Conflict; Generations; Islam, Palestine
  • Archaeology, History, and Society in Galilee. The Social Context of Jesus and the Rabbis.
    Horsley, Richard A. (1996)
    Valley Forge, Pennsylvania: Trinity Press International.

    Reviews recent archaeological evidence on Galilee; discounts any heavy Hellenistic cosmopolitanism or Judaistic scribalism at the popular level.

    Associated Search Terms: Jewish, ancient; Palestine; Early Christian
  • The Resurgence of Palestinian Islamic Fundamentalism in the West Bank and Gaza.
    Rekhess, Elie (1993)
    In laurence J. Silberstein (ed.) Jewish Fundamentalism in Comparative Perspective. Religion, Ideology, & the Crisis of Modernity. New York: New york University Press, pp. 94-103.

    Defeat discredited secular Arab nationalism; retreat into religion, followed by the example of the Iranian Revolution, led to the emergence of political Islam among Palestinians.

    Associated Search Terms: Islam, Palestine; Palestine; Politics, Palestine
  • The Death of Herod. An Essay in the Sociology of Religion.
    Fenn, Richard K. (1992)
    Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

    Sees Jesus & his movement deemed by contemporaries to be a threat to the Herodian heritage of legitimacy. Emphasizes theoretical methodology & interpretation.

    Associated Search Terms: Palestine, ancient; Hermeneutic; Generations; Early Christian; Methodology; Politics, Palestine, ancient
  • Growth in Islamic Fundamentalism: The Case of Palestine.
    Shadid, Mohammed, and Rick Seltzer (1989)
    Sociological Analysis 50:3: 291-298.

    Analyzes 1983-84 interview data from the west Bank & Gaza Strip, with items on religious observance at the time of the interviews & 5 years prior.

    Associated Search Terms: Palestine; Islam, Palestine; Practice
  • Social Aspects of Palestinian Jewish Apocalypticism.
    Nickelsburg, George W.E. (1983)
    In David Hellholm (ed.) Apocalypticism in the Mediterranean World and the Near East. Tübingen: J.C.B. Mohr (Paul Siebeck), pp. 641-654.

    Reviews the literature, noting methodological problems. Examines the specific case of the "Epistle of Enoch" (1 Enoch 92-105).

    Associated Search Terms: Palestine; Apocalyptic; Hebrew
  • "Wir haben alles verlassen" (Mc X, 28): Nachfolge und soziale Entwurzelung in der jüdisch-palestinischen Gesellschaft des 1. Jahrhunderts N. Chr.
    Theissen, Gerd (1977)
    Novum Testamentum 27: 161-196. [Also in Gerd Theissen, Studien zur Soziologie des Urchristentums. Wissenschaftliche Untersuchungen zum Neuen Testament 19. Tübingen: Mohr, 1979, pp. 106-141.

    Associated Search Terms: Palestine; Early Christian
  • Soziologie der Jesusbewegung: EinBeiträg zur Entstehungsgeschichte des Urchristentums. Theologische Existenz heut 194./Sociology of Early Palestinian Christianity, translated by John Bowden; The First Followers of Jesus.
    Theissen, Gerd (1977)
    München: Chr. Kaiser Verlag./Philadelphia: Fortress, 1978; London: SCM, 1978.

    Associated Search Terms: Social movement; New religions; Early Christian; Palestine
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