Current Issue: ASE 39/1 (2022)

ESEGESI 39/1 (2022)

Network Science in Biblical Studies
Book Discussion

Year: 2022 (July)
Pages: 280

Price: € 37.20


Roberto Alciati, Luca Arcari, Cristiana Facchini, Emiliano R. Urciuoli, Editoriale

Network Science in Biblical Studies

  • István Czachesz, Network Science in Biblical Studies: Introduction √ OPEN ACCESS Click here to download the article
  • Catherine Hezser, Between Scholasticism and Populism: Rabbinic and Christian Networks in the Roman Empire
  • Rikard Roitto, The Johannine Information War: A Social Network Analysis of the Information Flow between Johannine Assemblies as Witnessed by 1-3 John
  • Sean F. Everton, Rob Schroeder, The Church Among Jews and Gentiles: A Network Simulation of the Christian Mission to the Jews
  • Vojtěch Kaše, Nina Nikki, Tomáš Glomb, Righteousness in Early Christian Literature: Distant Reading and Textual Networks
  • Tamás Biró, Who Circumcised Abraham? A Cognitive Network Model for the Interpretations of Gen 17
  • István Czachesz, The Bible as a Network of Memes: Analyzing a Database of Cross-References


  • Giorgio Jossa, I “voi” di Gesù. Una spia per identificare i destinatari delle sue parole
  • Brandon E. Bruning, Jessica Ann Hughes, Sham Synagogues and Fake Jews: Advancing the Thesis of Pauline Pagans at Smyrna and Philadelphia (Rev 2:9, 3:9)
  • Marius A. van Willigen, Philo’s and Ambrose’s Explanation of the Dreams in Gen 37-47

Book Discussion 

  • Fernanda Alfieri, Marzio Barbagli, Discussione del libro di Francesco Benigno, Vincenzo Lavenia, Peccato o crimine. La Chiesa di fronte alla pedofilia, Roma-Bari, Laterza, 2021

Book Reviews

Babett Edelmann-Singer, Tobias Nicklas, Janet E. Spittler and Luigi Walt (eds.), Sceptic and Believer in Ancient Mediterranean Religions (Wissenschaftliche Untersuchungen zum Neuen Testament, 443), Tübingen, Mohr Siebeck, 2020, xiii + 335 pp. (Ramón Soneira Martínez) •  Vincent Hunink, Acta Martyrum Scillitanorum: A Literary Commentary (Giornale Italiano di Filologia. Bibliotheca, 24), Turnhout, Brepols, 2021, 140 pp. (Jan Willem van Henten) • Ihab Saloul, Jan Willem van Henten (eds.), Martyrdom. Canonisation, Contestation and Afterlives (Heritage and Memory Studies, 11), Amsterdam, Amsterdam University Press, 2020, 320 pp. (Jan N. Bremmer) • Mattias P. Gassman, Worshippers of the Gods: Debating Paganism in the Fourth-Century Roman West (Oxford Studies in Late Antiquity), Oxford-New York, Oxford University Press, 2020, 256 pp. (Elisa Manzo) • Gert Melville, Le comunità religiose nel Medioevo. Storia e modelli di vita (Storia), ed. italiana a cura di Nicolangelo D’Acunto, Brescia, Morcelliana, 2020, 475 pp. (ed. originale tedesca, München, Beck, 2012) (Francesco Salvestrini) • Daniel Barbu, Yaacov Deutsch (eds.), Toledot Yeshu in Context. The Jewish «Life of Jesus» in Ancient, Medieval, and Modern History (Texts and Studies in Ancient Judaism, 182), Tübingen, Mohr Siebeck, 2020, viii + 358 pp. (Miriam Benfatto)

Books Received

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