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Jesus the Healer: Possession, Trance, and the Origins of Christianity
It is strange, Stevan Davies points out, that while virtually all those engaged in research into the historical Jesus presuppose that Jesus was a teacher and that all his actions were part of aExpand
The Revolt of the Widows: The Social World of the Apocryphal Acts
No child of this century, women s liberation existed as a Christian movement in the 2nd century. In this first study of the social context that produced the Apocryphal Acts, Stevan L. Davies contendsExpand
Who is called Bar Abbas
In the Journal of Biblical Literature LXIV H. A. Rigg carefully developed the remarkable theory that Jesus of Nazareth was known to his contemporaries as Jesus bar Abba and that crowds of peopleExpand
Jesus the Healer
A Cycle of Jesus's Parables
  • S. Davies
  • Philosophy
  • The Biblical Archaeologist
  • 1 January 1983
parables are slightly different ways of saying the same thing. No such cycle of parables of Jesus is now known. I believe that one exists, and that it can be discovered through careful utilization ofExpand
Thomas: The Fourth Synoptic Gospel
  • S. Davies
  • Philosophy
  • The Biblical Archaeologist
  • 1 January 1983
The four canonical gospels are Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John, but the four synoptics are Matthew, Mark, Luke, and Thomas. Author Davies explains why.
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