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Jude, Simon and James – the Bible is strangely silent about them. Dr Robert Beckford, The Secrets of the Twelve Disciples, 2008
James was a key figure in the history of the early Church. In fact, he took charge of the Church after Jesus’ death. ibid
A figure less known to the authorities took Peter’s place: it was James, the brother of Jesus. Peter & Paul & the Christian Revolution II: The Empire & the Kingdom, PBS 2003
Paul sought converts among the non-Jews ... His gentile mission soon fell under scrutiny by James and the leading Jesus followers back in Jerusalem. ibid.
The conflict over gentile converts was far from settled. ibid.
Antioch’s Jesus followers seemed to be flouting the most distinctive laws of Judaism. ibid.
The conflict over table fellowship exposed a deep rift between the visions of Paul and James. ibid.