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Title:
James : wisdom of James, disciple of Jesus the sage
Author:
Bauckham, Richard.
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Publication Information:
London ; New York : Routledge, 1999.
Physical Description:
x, 246 pages ; 23 cm.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780415103695

9780415103701
Format :
Book

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Central Library BS2785.2 .B38 1999 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area
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Summary

Summary

Richard Bauckham explores the historical and literary contexts of the Epistle of James, discussing the significance of James as the brother of Jesus and leader of the early Jerusalem church. He gives special attention to the aphorisms which encapsulate James' wisdom, and to the way that James' teaching closely resembles that of Jesus.


Author Notes

Richard Bauckham is Professor of New Testamnet Studies at the University of St Andrews. He is the author of The Theology of the Book of Revelation (1993)


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