By David Gowler
This particular reception background of the Epistle of James is a fashionable addition to the Blackwell Bible Commentaries sequence. Written by way of an exceptional New testomony expert, it chronicles the most important theological, political, and aesthetic responses to the textual content over the centuries, and to James as a historic figure.
- Surveys the various theological, cultural, literary, political, and inventive makes use of of the Epistle of James, and the wider impact his letters have had in the course of the ages
- Includes wide excerpts delivering very important historiographical context
- Examines James’s effect on pop culture, together with examples equivalent to Charles Schulz’s Peanuts
- Unearths quite a number overlooked writings and opens entry to fabric no longer on hand elsewhere
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