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Bibil Identifier bibil:221682
Publication Type Journal article
Title (English, Long) The Implications of Grace for the Ethics of James
Author Kamell, Mariam J.
Journal Biblica (Volume: 92, Issue: 2)
Year (Publication) 2011
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2011
Year (Copyright) 2011
Year (Reference) 2011
Language English
Pages 274-287 Pages
Genre Original
Abstract The Epistle of James has been considered one of the most practical pieces of writings in the New Testament, and yet it has been consistently neglected in the writings of both New Testament scholars and ethicists. This neglect most likely derives from a failure to understand the theological underpinning for the imperatives in James, perceived as ethics in a vacuum. Understood correctly, the three areas of James’ ethical concern: speech ethics, social justice, and moral purity, stem from God’s own character and his redemption of his chosen people, making his ethics among the most theologically developed of the New Testament.
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : Books of the New Testament : Catholic Epistles : James
Thesaurus BiBIL : New Testament (Introduction) : Theology : Themes : Grace
Thesaurus BiBIL : New Testament (Introduction) : Theology : Themes : Ethics
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