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Purity and worldview in the Epistle of James

Author: Darian R Lockett
Publisher: London ; New York : T & T Clark, ©2008.
Series: Library of New Testament studies, 366.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Arguing against restricting the meaning of purity language to the individual moral sphere (as many commentaries do), the central argument of Purity and Worldview in the Epistle of James is that purity language both articulates and constructs the worldview in James's epistle. Lockett offers a taxonomy of purity language, applied as a heuristic guide to understand the function of purity and pollution in the epistle.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Lockett, Darian R.
Purity and worldview in the Epistle of James.
London ; New York : T & T Clark, ©2008
(DLC) 2008274898
(OCoLC)182732242
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Darian R Lockett
ISBN: 9780567114747 0567114740 1283192594 9781283192590
OCLC Number: 741691059
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 221 pages)
Contents: Introduction: Purity in James --
A reassessment and taxonomy of purity language --
An approach to the text --
Exegesis of purity language in James --
Purity and the cultural stance of James --
Purity and worldview in James : summary and conclusion.
Series Title: Library of New Testament studies, 366.
Responsibility: Darian R. Lockett.

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Provides a look at purity language within the "Epistle of James", arguing against restricting the meaning of purity language to the individual moral sphere. This volume offers a taxonomy of purity  Read more...

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Lockett expertly advances his own case for the significance of purity in James and finely tunes its role as a major concern of its perfection theme...It covers an aspect of James that deserves Read more...

 
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