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James: A Handbook on the Greek Text
Adam, A. K. M.

Waco, TX: Baylor University Press, 2013 pp. xxiv + 122. $29.95

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Baylor Handbook on the Greek New Testament


Description: In this addition to the Baylor Handbook on the Greek New Testament series, A. K. M. Adam provides a guide through the Greek text of the Epistle of James. This handbook highlights the linguistic, rhetorical, and stylistic features of James, utilizing the Greek text to lead discussion on many of the theological questions raised by the letter. Adam expertly unveils the letterís excellent use of Hellenistic Greek balanced with noticeable Jewish patterns of thought. Students and teachers will find James a helpful tool in navigating this centuries-old piece of New Testament literature.

Subjects: Bible, New Testament, Hebrews and Catholic Epistles, James, Literature, Methods, Linguistics, Greek, Literary Approaches, Rhetorical Criticism, Theological Approaches, Biblical Theology, New Testament Theology

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Review by Hector Martin
Published 1/30/2016
Citation: Hector Martin, review of A. K. M. Adam, James: A Handbook on the Greek Text, Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (2016).


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