The Epistle of James

The Epistle of James

by James B. Adamson


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Adamson's work on the Book of James is part of The New International Commentary on the New Testament. Prepared by some of the world's leading scholars, the series provides an exposition of the New Testament that is thorough and fully abreast of modern scholarship yet faithful to the Scripture as the infallible Word of God.

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ISBN-13: 9780802825155
Publisher: Eerdmans, William B. Publishing Company
Publication date: 11/15/1976
Series: New International Commentary on the New Testament Series
Edition description: REVISED
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 6.46(w) x 9.61(h) x 0.88(d)

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The Epistle of James 2 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
matthauck on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
The best thing about Adamson is the number of excurses he has that discuss matters in significant detail that others simply give a passing reference (e.g. a few pages on the word "all" in "all joy" in 1:2). Other than these, I did not find the commentary very valuable, except at times. Other than that, Adamson shows himself willing and ready to emend the text without any textual variant support. I think this is an unwarranted practice and it makes me skeptical of him. Second, he refers a little too often to comparisons between James and Judaism--something James was saved out of.Compared w/ Martin, Blomberg and Davids, this gets rank 4.