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Bibil Identifier bibil:218069
Publication Type Journal article
Title (English, Long) Jesus as Power Tactician
Author Capps, Donald
Journal Journal for the Study of the Historical Jesus (Volume: 2, Issue: 2)
Year (Publication) 2004
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2004
Year (Copyright) 2004
Year (Reference) 2004
Language English
Pages 158-189 Pages
Genre Original
Abstract Psychological studies of Jesus have been neglected, but they may, in fact, make a contribution to historical Jesus studies. Jay Haley's 1969 essay, `The Power Tactics of Jesus Christ', is suggestive in this regard. Haley emphasizes Jesus' appeal to the poor through healings, his rhetorical skills against the establishment, and his creation of an organization of dedicated men. His views that Jesus' organization was hierarchically ordered and that Jesus made a fateful miscalculation leading to his execution are evaluated and reinterpreted in light of more recent scholarship.
DOI 10.1177/147686900400200204
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : New Testament (Introduction) : Jesus : Historical Jesus
Thesaurus BiBIL : Bible (as a whole) : Bible (as a whole) -- Hermeneutics - Methods : Methods : Synchronic Methods : Psychology
Thesaurus BiBIL : New Testament (Introduction) : Theology : Themes : Power (Political)
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