Foreign nations in the wisdom of Ben Sira : a Jewish sage between opposition and assimilation /

The biblical concept of Israel as the Chosen People raises the difficult question about the fate of other nations. Earlier wisdom literature did not argue in national terms but in Ben Sira we have the first known sage who combined wisdom instructions and the history of his people. Ben Sira's wo...

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Main Author: Marttila, Marko, 1974-
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Berlin ; Boston : De Gruyter, ©2012.
Series:Deuterocanonical and cognate literature studies ; v. 13.
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Online Access:CONNECT