6556Re: Review of Painter
- May 7, 1999In a message dated 5/5/99 7:02:41 AM US Mountain Standard Time,
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> From: M.S.GOODACRE@... (Mark Goodacre)
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> There was some discussion a little while ago about Painter's _Just James_.
> have just finished writing a review of this and thought some on the list
> like to read this draft.
> Just James: The Brother of Jesus in History and Tradition (Studies on
> Personalities of the New Testament). By John Painter. Pp. xiv, 326,
> SC, University of South Carolina Press, 1998, £27.95.
> Among recent attempts to rehabilitate James the brother of Jesus, John
> Painter's deserves special honour. In a careful, thorough study, Painter
> patiently reviews all of the available evidence and concludes that we
> underestimate the historical importance of "James the Just" at our peril.
It is good to see your informative posts here again!
I appreciate this review.
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