James the Juist

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James the Just
Saint James the Just.jpg
Icon o James
Martyr, Adelphotheos
Born unknown
Dee'd 62 AD (accordin tae Josephus) or 69 AD (Hegesippus, Clement o Alexandria, an Eusebius o Caesarea)[1]
Jerusalem
Veneratit in All Christianity
Canonised Pre-congregation
Feast Mey 3 (Roman Catholic), Mey 1 (Anglican), October 23 (Lutheran), (Episcopal Kirk (USA)), (Eastren Orthodox), December 26 (Eastren Orthodox)
Attributes fuller's club; man hauldin a beuk
Controversy James is sometimes identified wi James, son o Alphaeus an James the Less. There is disagreement aboot the exact relationship tae Jesus.

James (Ebreu: יעקב Ya'akov; Greek Ἰάκωβος Iákōbos, an aa could be anglicized as Jacob), who died in 62 or 69 AD, wis an important figur o the Apostolic Age.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Eddy, Paul R.; Boyd, Gregory A. (2007). The Jesus Legend: A Case for the Historical Reliability of the Synoptic Jesus Tradition. Baker Academic. p. 130.