The wisdom of Ben Sira : studies on tradition, redaction, and theology /

The Book of Sirach raises many questions: philological, exegetical, literary, historical, theological. There were even confessional questions which divided the traditions of synagogues and churches. It is, therefore, a fascinating book, located on the edges of the canon. Does the book attempt to rep...

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Other Authors: Passaro, Angelo., Bellia, Giuseppe.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Berlin ; New York : Walter de Gruyter, ©2008.
Series:Deuterocanonical and cognate literature studies ; v. 1.
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Summary:The Book of Sirach raises many questions: philological, exegetical, literary, historical, theological. There were even confessional questions which divided the traditions of synagogues and churches. It is, therefore, a fascinating book, located on the edges of the canon. Does the book attempt to repair the harm done by the erosive criticism of Job and Qoheleth, or is it the work of a thoughtful interpreter who, in a time of change, seeks to bear the tradition towards the new situation emerging from the Hellenistic Diaspora? Is it a book which aims at the restoration of the true faith against t.
Physical Description:1 online resource (xiii, 411 pages)
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
ISBN:9783110211269
3110211262
1283397307
9781283397308
ISSN:1865-1666 ;