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A word with the rich (James 5:1-6) - Part II

O E Alana

Verbum et Ecclesia; Vol 24, No 2 (2003), . doi: 10.4102/ve.v24i2.307

Submitted: 15 October 2003
Published:  17 November 2003


This second and concluding part of this essay on “A word with the rich”, focuses on the social and historical milieu of the  Letter of James with a view to appreciating the cultural context giving rise to the apostrophe handed down on the rich by the author of the letter. The texts containing  the apostrophe are examined and the challenges they pose to the rich are explored for recommendation to today’s rich.

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O E Alana, University of Pretoria, South Africa


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