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Christoph Burchard

Der Jakobusbrief

[The Epistle of James. By Christoph Burchard.]

2000. XI, 217 pages.

Handbuch zum Neuen Testament 15/I

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The commentary attempts a thorough philological and historical interpretation of the Greek text of the Epistle of James. The author argues that it is not a genuine letter from James, the brother of Jesus, but a pseudepigraphon dating from the end of the 1st century AD. He claims that it is a well-organized piece of literature based on a distinct theological conception. Its purpose is to enjoin feeble Christians to live up to their supernatural status as first-born creatures of God and not to forego admission to eternal life.
The commentary attempts a thorough philological and historical interpretation of the Greek text of the Epistle of James. The author argues that it is not a genuine letter from James, the brother of Jesus, but a pseudepigraphon dating from the end of the 1st century AD. He claims that it is a well-organized piece of literature based on a distinct theological conception. Its purpose is to enjoin feeble Christians to live up to their supernatural status as first-born creatures of God and not to forego admission to eternal life.
Authors/Editors

Christoph Burchard Geboren 1931; Professor emeritus für Neues Testament an den Universitäten Heidelberg und Montpellier.

Reviews

The following reviews are known:

In: Arbeitskreis f.Evangelikale Theologie — Jg.16 (2002), S. 265f (Rainer Kuschmierz)
In: De Stem van het Boek — Jg.12 (2001), Nr.1, S. 12 (PJT)
In: Toronto Journal of Theology — Vol.19 (2003), H.1, S. 74f (John S. Kloppenborg)
In: Kirchl. Amtsblatt d.Ev.Kirche Westf — 2001, Nr.4, S. 108f. (Karl-Fr.Wiggermann)
In: Bijdragen — 67 (2006), S. 345–350 (Bart J. Koet)
In: Nederlands Theologisch Tijdschrift — Jg.56 (2002), H.3, S. 261f (P.W. van der Horst)
In: New Testament Abstracts — Jg.45 (2001) No.2, S. 399
In: Ordenskorrespondenz — 2001, H.1, S.168 (Nur Bibliographie)
In: Teologinen Aikakauskirja — Jg.107 (2002), H.2, S. 176f (Kari Syreeni)
In: Theologische Literaturzeitung — Jg.129 (2004), H.10, Sp.1019ff (Karl-W. Niebuhr)
In: Theologische Revue — Jg.98 (2002), H.3, S. 209ff (Hubert Frankemölle)