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Jewish hermeneutics of divine testing with special reference to the epistle of James

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The nature of trials, tests, and temptation in the Epistle of James has been extensively debated in New

Testament scholarship. However, scholarship has underexamined the tension between the author’s mitigation of divine agency in testing ( Jas 1:13–14) and the author’s appeal to well-known biblical testing narratives such as the creation account (1:15– 18), the Binding of Isaac ( Jas 2:21–24), and the Trials of Job ( Jas 5:9–11). This juxtaposition between the author’s theological apolo...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
Wycliffe Hall
Department:
Humanities Division - Theology Faculty
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Publication date:
2013
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK
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uuid:0046deb6-8d05-4b36-aa1c-0b61b464f253
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ora:11323

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