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New Testament Books - The Letter of James
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Part of New Testament Books:

1. The Synoptic Gospels

2. The Gospel of John

3. The Acts of the Apostles

4. The Letters of Paul

5. The Letter of James

6. The Letters of Peter

7. The Letters of John

8. The Letter of Jude

9. Revelation

The Letter of James was probably written by James of Jerusalem, “the brother of the Lord” (cf. Gal 1:19; Josephus Antiquities, XX, 200) in the early sixties A. D. It is among the most important documents of the early Church and of the NT canon. For it insists, perhaps more strongly than any other NT letter, on the necessity of puttin…

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Franz Mussner, “New Testament Books - The Letter of James”, in: Sacramentum Mundi Online, General Editor Karl Rahner, SJ. Consulted online on 29 September 2023 <>
First published online: 2016

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