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James and Paul : the politics of identity at the turn of the ages / V. George Shillington.

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Subject: James, Brother of the Lord, Saint.
Paul, the Apostle, Saint.
Bible. New Testament > History.
Bible. Epistles of Paul > Theology.
Bible. Epistles of Paul.
Bible. New Testament.
Apostles > Biography.
Church history.
Genre: Electronic books.

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  • ISBN: 9781451496741
  • ISBN: 1451496745
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (383 pages)
  • Publisher: Minneapolis, Minnesota : Fortress Press, 2015.

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General Note: Includes indexes.
Formatted Contents Note: Part I. James Rediscovered: "In Step with his Brother" : -- 1. Evidence from the rhetoric of a primary witness -- 2. An underdeveloped portrait in the narrative of Luke-Acts -- 3. An honorary epistle -- 4. Withholding the name of the disciple whom Jesus loved -- 5. The legendary James the Just -- Part II. Paul under Obligation: "As One Untimely Born" : -- 6. Awakening to the dawn of a new day -- 7. Between James and Paul: pre-Pauline faith formulas embedded in Paul's letters -- 8. The exercise of power in the sphere of Christ -- 9. One diverse humanity "in Christ Jesus" (Gal. 3:26-29) -- 10. Money from the nations for the poor saints in Jerusalem: more than "a polite bribe" -- 11. Conclusion: the politics of James and Paul.
Summary: Here V. George Shillington seeks to understand both James and Paul as Jews engaged in different but complementary missions and concludes that the tension between those missions indicates a conflict between different politics of identity.--Provided by publisher.
Source of Description Note: Online resource; title from PDF title page (ebrary, viewed May 06, 2015).

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