Epistle of James

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Noun1.Epistle of James - a New Testament book attributed to Saint James the Apostle
New Testament - the collection of books of the Gospels, Acts of the Apostles, the Pauline and other epistles, and Revelation; composed soon after Christ's death; the second half of the Christian Bible
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For this reason, the Letter of James has rightly been called the "last echoes" of the Jesus teaching tradition in the New Testament.
And the letter of James in the New Testament which talks about putting out faith into action, meant I wanted to get involved in a practical example of Christian love and care.
Synopsis: The genius of the letter of James lies in its powerfully simple call for repentance, for action, for a consistent Christian lifestyle.
The third essay considers the ascetical instruction of the letter of James about the control of one's tongue to speak true wisdom.
Before well-meaning fellow evangelists prepare fiery arrows for me, I think some words from the letter of James (Jesus' brother) would be appropriate: "No mercy will be shown to one who has judged without mercy".
The essays examine the Hellenistic context, the Jewish context, the New Testament from a Greco-Roman perspective, ethics in the Qumran scrolls and New Testament ethics, Jewish inscriptions on New Testament ethics, Hellenistic Judaism in the study of Paul's ethics, ethical traditions, family ethics and love in the Johannine literature, "good" as a moral category in the early tradition of Jesus, ethics and anthropology in the letter of James, and essentials of ethics in Matthew and the Didache.
Johnson has gone on to work on Acts and the letter of James but has also written a strong response to historical Jesus research, Living Jesus: Learning the Heart of the Gospel (HarperSanFrancisco, 1999).
For centuries scholars and theologians have argued about "who done it", with respect to the Letter of James.