James

Note: there have been many proposals for this epistle. The following identifies themes that form a ring composition. 

A. 1:1-27   Patience

B. 2:1-26   Rich and poor

C. 3:1-12  The tongue

D. 3:13-18 Wisdom – heavenly v earthly

D’. 4:1-10 Friendship – of the world v with God

C’. 4:11-12  The tongue

B’. 4:13-5:6  Rich and poor

A’. 5:7-20   Patience

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