James: An Introduction and Study Guide

Diaspora Rhetoric of a Friend of God
 
 
T&T Clark (Verlag)
  • erschienen am 12. Januar 2017
 
  • Buch
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  • Softcover
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  • 112 Seiten
978-1-350-00883-0 (ISBN)
 
Margaret Aymer contends that the Letter of James is best understood as a homily in written form. God's relation to the Christian community has implications for believers' way of life. Aymer also considers what of James is of enduring value when his message to outsiders has become a part of the canon of Scripture--
  • Englisch
  • London
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  • Großbritannien
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • Für höhere Schule und Studium
  • Höhe: 233 mm
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  • Breite: 154 mm
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  • Dicke: 10 mm
  • 188 gr
978-1-350-00883-0 (9781350008830)
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Margaret Aymer is Associate Professor of New Testament at Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary, Austin Texas.
Preface
1. Questions of Identity
2. Listening to James
3. That True Religion: Theology and Ethics of James
4. James and Kyriarchy
5. James as a Migrant Writing
Index
This introduction and study guide gives a fresh perspective on this ancient letter. Students and lay persons will find it useful...a stimulating read... * Neotestamentica * [This volume] both offers a clear and balanced introduction to the Letter and makes a distinctive contribution ... A careful and yet powerful piece of scholarship. * The Catholic Herald * Aymer makes the text come alive in its context ... [her] reading of James is thought-provoking. This volume will be an excellent addition to a textbook list for seminarians and graduate students, but it is also accessible to the pastor who wants to linger longer in the study of the Word. * Review of Biblical Literature * Margaret Aymer's primer orients readers to key critical debates concerning James, relying on recent scholars' proposals about its structure and rhetoric. * The Christian Century *

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