Feb 18, 2009

Top Seven Scholarly Books (Not Commentaries) on James

Craig Blomberg, who has recently coauthored a commentary on James, has provided an annotated list of his top seven scholarly books (but not Commentaries) on James.

7. Luke L. Cheung, The Genre, Composition and Hermeneutics of James (Carlisle, UK and Waynesboro, GA: Paternoster, 2003).

6. Robert L. Webb and John S. Kloppenborg, eds., Reading James with New Eyes: Methodological Reassessments of the Letter of James (London and New York: T & T Clark, 2007).

5. Lockett’s published version of that thesis, Purity and Worldview in the Epistle of James (LondonNew York: T & T Clark, 2008). and

4. David H. Edgar, Has God Not Chosen the Poor? The Social Setting of the Epistle of JamesSheffield Academic Press, 2001). (Sheffield:

3. Mark E. Taylor’s A Text-Linguistic Investigation into the Discourse Structure of James (LondonNew York: T & T Clark, 2006). and

2. Hershel Shanks and Ben Witherington III, The Brother of Jesus: The Dramatic Story and Meaning of the First Archaeological Link to Jesus and His Family (San Francisco: HarperSanFrancisco, 2003).

1. Elsa Tamez, The Scandalous Message of James: Faith Without Works is Dead (New York: Crossroad, 2002),

Read the entire post with the annotations here.

No comments: