A Theology of James: Wisdom for God's People

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The Explorations in Biblical Theology series addresses the need for quality literature that attracts believing readers to good theology and builds them up in their faith. Each title in the series combines solid content with accessibility and readability-a valuable addition to the library of any college student, thoughtful lay reader, seminarian, or pastor.

Here Chris Morgan accomplishes a seldom-attempted task, laying out a biblical, coherent theology of the epistle of James. He...

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Overview

The Explorations in Biblical Theology series addresses the need for quality literature that attracts believing readers to good theology and builds them up in their faith. Each title in the series combines solid content with accessibility and readability-a valuable addition to the library of any college student, thoughtful lay reader, seminarian, or pastor.

Here Chris Morgan accomplishes a seldom-attempted task, laying out a biblical, coherent theology of the epistle of James. He connects the particulars of James to the big picture of the Bible and argues that its instruction is both grounded in theology and is theology applied.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781596380844
  • Publisher: P&R Publishing
  • Publication date: 11/28/2010
  • Pages: 218
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Table of Contents

Series Introduction ix

Acknowledgments xi

Introduction xiii

1 James in Context 1

2 Influences on James's Thought 25

3 James's Pastoral Burden: Wisdom for Consistency in the Community 39

4 Wisdom 47

5 Consistency 55

6 Suffering 65

7 The Poor 77

8 Words 95

9 God's Word and Law 115

10 James and Paul 127

11 A Sketch of James's Theology 145

12 Theology at Work 169

13 James for the Twenty-first-Century Church 187

Questions for Study and Reflection 191

Select Resources on James's Theology 197

Index of Scripture 203

Index of Subjects and Names 215

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