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Douglas E. Oakman

Douglas E. Oakman is professor of religion at Pacific Lutheran University and the author of Jesus and the Economic Questions of His Day (1986) and, with K. C. Hanson, Palestine in the Time of Jesus, 2nd ed. (Fortress Press, 2007).

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Release date: 
August 1, 2012
Douglas E. Oakman argues that advances in our social-scientific understanding of the political economy of Roman Galilee, as well as advances in the so-called "Third Quest" for the historical Jesus, warrant a revival of H. S. Reimarus's understanding of Jesus as an instigator of revolutionary change.
Release date: 
July 15, 2008

Hanson and Oakman's award-winning and illuminating volume has become a widely used and cited introduction to the social context of Jesus and the early Jesus...