Category Archives: James

Book Write-Up: James the Just

Dr. David Friedman and B.D. Friedman.  James the Just Presents Applications of the Torah: A Messianic Commentary.  Clarksville: Lederer Books (a Division of Messianic Jewish Publishers), 2012. Dr. David Friedman and B.D. Friedman are Messianic Jews—-Jews who believe that Jesus … Continue reading

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More on Virtue

I want to add some things to my last post, Stoics on the Unity of Virtue. 1. I presented James (of the New Testament) as a perfectionist who says that we need to be perfect to deserve the label of … Continue reading

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Influence and Intertextuality

The following is part of a paper I wrote on influence, intertextuality, and James 2’s interpretation of the akedah (the binding of Isaac). It may be relevant to my Fishbane paper. ————————————-There are at least two models that are relevant … Continue reading

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Why I Dislike I John So Far

For my daily quiet time, I’m in John’s first epistle to…Christians, I guess. The book doesn’t specify the exact location of its audience. I still have other write-ups to do for my daily quiet times. There are Luke topics that … Continue reading

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