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Genre, Composition and Hermeneutics

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ISBN 10: 1842270621 / ISBN 13: 9781842270622
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The present work examines the employment of wisdom genre with a particular compositional structure and the interpretation of the law according to Jesus' love command by the author of James. By this means James sought to promote perfection and warn the eschatologically renewed people of God in the Diaspora against duplicity. Bookseller Inventory # CHEGENREC

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Title: Genre, Composition and Hermeneutics

Publisher: Paternoster Press

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The present work examines the employment of the wisdom genre with a certain compositional structure, and the interpretation of the law through Jesus' tradition of the double love command by the author of the Epistle of James to serve his purpose in promoting perfection and warning against doubleness among the eschatologically renewed people of God in the Diaspora.

Shows how the genre, composition and hermeneutics of James all contribute to the central pastoral concern of this epistle. The Genre, Composition and Hermeneutics of James examines the employment of the wisdom genre with a certain compositional structure, and the interpretation of the law through Jesus tradition of the double love command by the author of the Epistle of James to serve his purpose in promoting perfection and warning against doubleness among the eschatologically renewed people of God in the Diaspora.

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Luke L. Cheung holds the degrees of MDiv, MTh and PhD. This book is a development of his doctoral thesis for which he studied at the University of St Andrews. He is currently Associate Professor of New Testament Studies at the China Graduate School of Theology in Hong Kong.

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