Community of the Wise: The Letter of James

Community of the Wise: The Letter of James

by Robert W. Wall
     
 

Using a variation of reader-response criticism, Melchert engages thewisdom texts in an effort to determine why the sages said and taught asthey did. He also explores what contemporary teachers and learnersmight pick up from the wisdom texts about teaching, learning, and beingwisely religious in a postmodern world. Melchert argues that the wisdomtexts presumably embody…  See more details below

Overview

Using a variation of reader-response criticism, Melchert engages thewisdom texts in an effort to determine why the sages said and taught asthey did. He also explores what contemporary teachers and learnersmight pick up from the wisdom texts about teaching, learning, and beingwisely religious in a postmodern world. Melchert argues that the wisdomtexts presumably embody not only what these teachers wanted readers tolearn but also how it was to be learned.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781563381430
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date:
07/01/1997
Series:
NT in Context Commentaries Series
Pages:
360
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.76(d)

Meet the Author

Robert Wall is Professor of Biblical Studies in the School of Religion at Seattle Pacific University, Seattle, Washington, USA.

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