James Through the Centuries

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This unique reception history of the Epistle of James is a prominent addition to the Blackwell Bible Commentaries series. Written by an outstanding New Testament specialist, it chronicles the major theological, political, and aesthetic responses to the text over the centuries, and to James as a historical figure.

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List of Plates ix

Series Editors' Preface xii

Preface xiv

Acknowledgements xviii

Introduction 1

James 1:1-11: Trials, Endurance, Wisdom, and the Exalted Poor 63

James 1:12-27: Trials, Endurance, and Doers of the Word 99

James 2:1-13: Deeds of Faith, the Chosen Poor, and the Law of Liberty 143

James 2:14-26: Faith without Works Is Dead 173

James 3:1-12: The Power and Danger of Speech 204

James 3:13-4:12: The Fruits of Wisdom versus Friendship with the World 219

James 4:13-5:6: The Sovereignty of God and God's Judgment upon the Rich 252

James 5:7-11: The Patience of the Faithful and the Compassion of the Lord 278

James 5:12-20: Speech and Actions in the Community of the Faithful 288

Biographies 317

References 323

Index of Names 331

Index of Subjects 335
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This unique reception history of the Epistle of James is a prominent addition to the Blackwell Bible Commentaries series. Written by an outstanding New Testament specialist, it chronicles the major theological, political, and aesthetic responses to the text over the centuries, and to James as a historical figure.* Surveys the many theological, cultural, literary, political, and artistic uses of the Epistle of James, and the broader influence his letters have had throughout the ages
* Includes extensive excerpts offering vital historiographical context
* Examines James's impact on popular culture, including examples such as Charles Schulz's Peanuts
* Unearths a range of neglected writings and opens access to material not readily available elsewhere
Autor: David Gowler
David B. Gowler is The Dr Lovick Pierce and Bishop George F. Pierce Chair of Religion at Oxford College, Emory University, USA. He has published dozens of books, articles, book chapters, and book reviews, and since 1991 has served as co-editor of Emory Studies in Early Christianity.

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Autor: David Gowler
ISBN-13 :: 9781405151146
ISBN: 1405151145
Erscheinungsjahr: 31.12.2013
Verlag: JOHN WILEY & SONS INC
Gewicht: 544g
Seiten: 360
Sprache: Englisch
Auflage New
Sonstiges: Buch, 231x155x23 mm
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