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15 - The General Epistles

from Part II - The New Testament Writings

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  23 April 2021

Patrick Gray
Affiliation:
Rhodes College, Memphis
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Summary

This chapter discusses James, 1-2 Peter, 1-3 John, and Jude, as well as the origins and implications of the nomenclature for these writings. Among the critical issues to be discussed are Johannine sectarianism andthe literary relationship between Jude and 2 Peter.

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Print publication year: 2021

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Further Reading

Dibelius, Martin. James: A Commentary on the Epistle of James. Hermeneia. Translated by Williams, Michael A.. Philadelphia: Fortress, 1976. Translation of Der Brief des Jakobus. 11th ed. Revised by Heinrich Greeven. Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 1964.Google Scholar
Elliott, John H. 1 Peter: A New Translation with Introduction and Commentary. AB 37B. New York: Doubleday, 2000.Google Scholar
Hartin, Patrick J. James. SP 14. Collegeville: Liturgical Press, 2003.Google Scholar
Johnson, Luke Timothy. The Letter of James: A New Translation with Introduction and Commentary. AB 37. New York: Doubleday, 1995.Google Scholar
Metzger, Bruce M. The Canon of the New Testament: Its Origin, Development, and Significance. Oxford: Clarendon, 1987.Google Scholar
Niebuhr, Karl Wilhelm, and Wall, Robert W., eds. The Catholic Epistles & Apostolic Tradition: A New Perspective on James to Jude. Waco: Baylor University Press, 2009.Google Scholar
Witherington, Ben III. Letters and Homilies for Jewish Christians: A Socio-Rhetorical Commentary on Hebrews, James, and Jude. Downers Grove: InterVarsity, 2007.Google Scholar

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