Book commentaries, etc.
We have hundreds of commentaries and other books that consider the theology, text, and interpretation of James. If you want to search our catalog, you'd probably want to do a subject search that begins with "Bible. N.T. James." Alternatively, you could browse our stacks at the call number BS 2785. A few recent books that might be of interest are:
Brosend, William F. (William Frank), 1954-
James and Jude / New Cambridge Bible commentary
Stacks | BS2785.53 .B76 2004
Cheung, Luke L.
The genre, composition and hermeneutics of the epistle of James / Paternoster biblical and theol
Stacks | BS2785.52 .C54 2003
The scandalous message of James : faith without works is dead /
Stacks | BS2785.6.J8 T3513 2002
Hartin, P. J. (Patrick J.)
A spirituality of perfection : faith in action in the Letter of James /
Stacks | BS2785.6.P55 H37 1999
While there are many more, the two most relevant databases for searching journal articles will be ATLA Religion Database and New Testament Abstracts. In both databases, you can search for articles on particular passages or more generally on a the theology of good works. A few recent articles from both databases that may be of interest:
Faith and works in Paul and James By: Jenkins, C Ryan. Source: Bibliotheca sacra, 159 no 633 Ja-Mr 2002, p 62-78. Publication Type: Article
Faith that works: James 2:14-26 By: Dowd, Sharyn E.. Source: Review & Expositor, 97 no 2 Spr 2000, p 195-205. Publication Type: Article
"Saved by faith [alone]" in Paul versus "not saved by faith alone" in James By: Stein, Robert H.. Source: Southern Baptist Journal of Theology, 4 no 3 Fall 2000, p 4-19.
The Epistle of James : Down-to-Earth and Otherworldly? By: Trudinger, P. Source: Downside Review, 122(426, 2004)61-63