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Literary structure (chiasm, chiasmus) of Epistle of James

List of Literary Structures


3-1  3-2  3-3 

List of Pericopes

1 Salutation(1:1-18)
2 Hearing and doing the word(1:19-27)
3 Warning against partiality(2:1-13)
4 Faith without works is dead(2:14-26)
5 Taming the tongue(3:1-12)
6 Two kinds of wisdom(3:13-18)
7 Friendship with the world(4:1-12)
8 Boasting about tomorrow(4:13-5:6)
9 Warning to rich oppressors(5:7-20)

Citations of the Bible are from New American Bible and New Revised Standard Version