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Not by Paul alone : the formation of the Catholic Epistle collection and the Christian canon

Author: David R Nienhuis
Publisher: Waco, Tex. : Baylor University Press, ©2007.
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Not by Paul Alone explores the historical reasons for the creation of the book of James and the implications for the creation of the Christian canon. Nienhuis makes a case that James was written in the mid-second century and is, like 2 Peter, an attempt to provide a distinctive shape to the emerging New Testament. This book bolsters the claim that the Catholic Epistles not only have a distinct witness individually,  Read more...
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Nienhuis, David R., 1968-
Not by Paul alone.
Waco, Tex. : Baylor University Press, ©2007
(OCoLC)649989767
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David R Nienhuis
ISBN: 9781932792713 1932792716
OCLC Number: 76901798
Description: xviii, 264 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction --
A canonical history of the New Testament Catholic Epistle collection --
Early James traditions and the canonical letter of James --
Reading James as a canon-conscious pseudepigraph --
Conclusion.
Responsibility: David R. Nienhuis.

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Explores the historical reasons for the creation of the book of "James" and the implications for the creation of the Christian canon. This book makes a case that "James" was written in the mid-second  Read more...
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David Nienhuis very convincingly puts the letter of James into a second century context by looking for semantic, theological and historical links to the other Catholic Epistles and to an impressive Read more...

 
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