ISBN-10:
0664222994
ISBN-13:
9780664222994
Pub. Date:
02/20/2004
Publisher:
Westminster John Knox Press
The Brother of Jesus: James the Just and His Mission

The Brother of Jesus: James the Just and His Mission

by Bruce Chilton, Jacob NeusnerBruce Chilton

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Overview

James the Just was, in the time between Jesus' resurrection and James's death, the most prominent and widely respected leader in Christendom. These essays by eight renowned scholars address such issues as the Jewish context of the early church, the person of James, his literary message and mission, and James in relation to Peter and Paul.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780664222994
Publisher: Westminster John Knox Press
Publication date: 02/20/2004
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 228
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.52(d)

About the Author

Bruce Chilton is Bernard Iddings Bell Professor of Religion, Chaplain of the College and Executive Director of the Institute of Advanced Theology at Bard College in Annandale-on-Hudson, New York.

Jacob Neusner is Distinguished Service Professor of the History and Theology of Judaism and Bard Center Fellow at the Bard College Institute of Advanced Theology in Annondale-on-Hudson, New York. He is the author of several books, including Judaism When Christianity Began, The Emergence of Judaism, and the popular textbook World Religions in America, all of which are available from WJK.

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