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The Resource Behold the man : Jesus and Greco-Roman masculinity, Colleen M. Conway, (electronic resource)

Behold the man : Jesus and Greco-Roman masculinity, Colleen M. Conway, (electronic resource)

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Behold the man : Jesus and Greco-Roman masculinity
Title
Behold the man
Title remainder
Jesus and Greco-Roman masculinity
Statement of responsibility
Colleen M. Conway
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
In this book, Colleen Conway looks at the construction of masculinity in New Testament depictions of Jesus. She argues that the New Testament writers necessarily engaged the predominant gender ideology of the Roman Empire, whether consciously or unconsciously. Although the notion of what constituted ideal masculinity in Greek and Roman cultures certainly pre-dated the Roman Empire, the emergence of the Principate concentrated this gender ideology on the figure of the emperor. Indeed, critical to the success of the empire was the portrayal of the emperor as the ideal man and the Roman citizen a
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Conway, Colleen M
Dewey number
225.8/30531
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Jesus Christ
  • Men in the Bible
  • Masculinity
  • Men (Christian theology)
Label
Behold the man : Jesus and Greco-Roman masculinity, Colleen M. Conway, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 223-242) and indexes
Color
multicolored
Contents
Introduction: Jesus and gender -- How to be a man in the Greco-Roman world -- Constructing the lives of divine men : Divus Augustus, Philo's Moses, and Philostratus's Apollonius -- The unmanned Christ and the manly Christian in the Pauline tradition -- The Markan Jesus as manly martyr? -- The Matthean Jesus : mainstream and marginal masculinities -- The Lukan Jesus and the imperial elite -- "He must increase" : the divine masculinity of the Johannine Jesus -- Ruling the nations with a rod of iron : masculinity and violence in the book of Revelation -- Conclusion: The multiple masculinities of Jesus
Control code
ocn231374982
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (ix, 254 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780198043607
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)231374982
Label
Behold the man : Jesus and Greco-Roman masculinity, Colleen M. Conway, (electronic resource)
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 223-242) and indexes
Color
multicolored
Contents
Introduction: Jesus and gender -- How to be a man in the Greco-Roman world -- Constructing the lives of divine men : Divus Augustus, Philo's Moses, and Philostratus's Apollonius -- The unmanned Christ and the manly Christian in the Pauline tradition -- The Markan Jesus as manly martyr? -- The Matthean Jesus : mainstream and marginal masculinities -- The Lukan Jesus and the imperial elite -- "He must increase" : the divine masculinity of the Johannine Jesus -- Ruling the nations with a rod of iron : masculinity and violence in the book of Revelation -- Conclusion: The multiple masculinities of Jesus
Control code
ocn231374982
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (ix, 254 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780198043607
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)231374982

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