James the Just in History and Tradition: Perspectives of Past and Present Scholarship (Part I)

  title={James the Just in History and Tradition: Perspectives of Past and Present Scholarship (Part I)},
  author={Matti Myllykoski},
  journal={Currents in Biblical Research},
  pages={122 - 73}
  • M. Myllykoski
  • Published 1 October 2006
  • History
  • Currents in Biblical Research
James the Just, the brother of Jesus, is known from the New Testament as the chief apostle of the Torah-obedient Christians. Up to the last quarter of the twentieth century, Jewish Christianity was regarded as an unimportant branch of the early Christian movement. Correspondingly, there was remarkably little interest in James. However, in the past two decades, while early Christianity has been studied as a form of Judaism, the literature on James has grown considerably. Now some scholars tend… 
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