The Letter of James is both popular and engaging, with its vivid images, often drawn from nature, its direct language and its abiding relevance. But it also offers some challenges. Does it have coherence? What does it tell us about Jesus? And how should we avoid the traps in
reading and preaching it today?
This perceptive and engaging study tackles all these issues and more, coming from an experienced biblical scholar and pastor. It will help brings James to life once more in teaching and ministry.
John Proctor is a URC minister who taught the New Testament for many years in Cambridge and served the URC as its General Secretary. He has written several Grove booklets on New Testament themes, and commentaries on Matthew’s Gospel and the Corinthian letters. John is married to Elaine and they live near Cambridge.