Richard A. Horsley

Richard A. Horsley is Distinguished Professor of Liberal Arts and the Study of Religion at the University of Massachusetts, Boston. He is the author of The Message and the Kingdom (2002 with Neil Asher Siberman), Jesus and the Spiral of Violence (1992), and Jesus and the Empire (2002).

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Performing the Gospel: Orality, Memory, and Mark

Performing the Gospel: Orality, Memory, and Mark

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Sunday, May 1, 2011

This ground-breaking volume gathers the best new work in Gospels criticism centered on how the Gospels actually came to be: through oral tradition, story... read more

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Jesus and the Powers: Conflict, Covenant, and the Hope of the Poor

Jesus and the Powers: Conflict, Covenant, and the Hope of the Poor

by Richard A. Horsley (Author)

Friday, October 1, 2010

Refusing a false dichotomy between "politics" and "religion" in Jesus' world (and our own), Jesus and the Powers rediscovers Jesus' response to the imperial... read more

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Christian Origins: Now in Paperback!

Christian Origins: Now in Paperback!

by Richard A. Horsley (Editor)

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Wednesday, March 3, 2010

This item is part of A People's History of Christianity series: The Lived Religion of Christians in the First Two Thousand Years

Dealing with a time when "Christians" were moving towards separation from the movement's Jewish origins, this inaugural volume of A People's History of... read more

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Revolt of the Scribes: Resistance and Apocalyptic Origins

Revolt of the Scribes: Resistance and Apocalyptic Origins

by Richard A. Horsley (Author)

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Friday, September 11, 2009

In previous studies, Richard A. Horsley has set Jesus in the context of Jewish prophetic and social banditry movements and has elaborated the imperial context... read more

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Jesus in Context: Power, People, and Performance

Jesus in Context: Power, People, and Performance

by Richard A. Horsley (Author)

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Thursday, July 31, 2008

What difference did empire make for Jesus and his disciples? What difference did empire make for the broader social currents of which he and they were a part?... read more

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Jesus and Empire: The Kingdom of God and the New World Disorder

Jesus and Empire: The Kingdom of God and the New World Disorder

by Richard A. Horsley (Author)

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Tuesday, November 12, 2002

Building on his earlier studies of Jesus, Galilee, and the social upheavals in Roman Palestine, Horsley focuses his attention on how Jesus' proclamation of... read more

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The Message and the Kingdom: How Jesus & Paul Ignited a Revolution & Transformed the Ancient World

The Message and the Kingdom: How Jesus & Paul Ignited a Revolution & Transformed the Ancient World

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Wednesday, January 16, 2002

Set against the backdrop of Roman imperial history, The Message and the Kingdom demonstrates how the quest for the kingdom of God by Jesus, Paul, and the... read more

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Jesus and the Spiral of Violence: Popular Jewish Resistance in Roman Palestine

Jesus and the Spiral of Violence: Popular Jewish Resistance in Roman Palestine

by Richard A. Horsley (Author)

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Friday, January 1, 1993

From this engrossing portrait of first-century Palestine, Jesus emerges as the catalyst of nonviolent social revolution that anticipates the renewal of... read more

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