By Alicia J. Batten
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Employing social description, social-scientific versions, and rhetorical research, Alicia J. Batten argues that the Letter of James is conversant with the subject of friendship inside of Greek and Roman literature, in addition to inside a variety of texts of early Christianity. She illustrates how James drew upon the various language and ideas concerning friendship with an fascinating density to recommend resistance to wealth, avoidance of wealthy consumers, and reliance upon God.
- Use of friendship, benefaction, and patronage as lenses in which James and similar texts may be viewed
- A robust case for the way the letter appeals to the language and concepts of friendship with reference to God’s relationships with humans
- Exploration of the connection among the e-book of James and the lessons of Jesus
Alicia J. Batten is affiliate Professor of non secular reviews and Theological reports at Conrad Grebel collage university on the college of Waterloo, Canada. She serves on a number of educational editorial forums and is presently writing a remark at the Letter of James for the Illuminations observation sequence (Eerdmans).
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