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Bible Survey Video Series: James

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This short course on the letter of James explores the book of James, giving particular attention to its historical setting and culture. The strategy for discussing the book centers upon reading each New Testament letter as it would have sounded to a first-century audience. In addition to providing an overview of the book, the course discusses topics such as authorship, audience, theology, major themes, presenting problems, and pastoral strategies in depth.

Upon successful completion you should be able to:
  • Understand the pastoral goals for the letter of James
  • Explain James’s teaching on trials and testing
  • Explain James’s teaching on consistency between faith and action
  • Explain James’s teaching on the appropriate use of wealth
  • Explain James’s teaching on fighting destructive passions
  • Explain James’s teaching on humility
  • Evaluate your own conduct and attitudes as James speaks to you from the ancient past


  • Introduction to James
  • James as Wisdom Literature
  • James and Paul
  • Major Emphases of James: Trials and Testing, Faith and Action, Wealth
  • Major Emphases of James: Fighting Destructive Passions, Humility
  • Title: Bible Survey Video Series: James
  • Instructor: David A. deSilva
  • Publisher: Lexham Press
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Product Type: Logos Mobile Education
  • Resource Type: Courseware, including transcripts and video resources
  • Courses: 1
  • Video Hours: .75
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Dr. David A. deSilva is the trustees’ distinguished professor of New Testament and Greek at Ashland Theological Seminary in Ohio, where he’s taught since 1995. He’s written over 20 books in the areas of New Testament and Second Temple Judaism and is a leading expert on the cultural world of the New Testament.


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