In Search of Wisdom: Essays in Memory of John G. Gammie / Edition 1

In Search of Wisdom: Essays in Memory of John G. Gammie / Edition 1

by Leo G. Perdue
     
 

This much-needed volume provides a comprehensive study of wisdom in the Hebrew Bible, in selected intertestamental and Rabbinic texts, and in the New Testament. An introductory essay summarizes the various meanings of wisdom in current research and offers an accurate understanding of the term. With seventeen essays by leading scholars, this helpful book allows

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This much-needed volume provides a comprehensive study of wisdom in the Hebrew Bible, in selected intertestamental and Rabbinic texts, and in the New Testament. An introductory essay summarizes the various meanings of wisdom in current research and offers an accurate understanding of the term. With seventeen essays by leading scholars, this helpful book allows students to identify and understand the presence of wisdom in the Bible and related literatures.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780664252953
Publisher:
Westminster John Knox Press
Publication date:
01/28/1993
Edition description:
1st ed
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
5.92(w) x 8.94(h) x 0.96(d)
Lexile:
1470L (what's this?)

Table of Contents

Contributors
Foreword
Abbreviations of Periodicals, Reference Works, and Serials
1The Concept of God in Old Testament Wisdom1
2Wisdom in the Chronicler's Work19
3Scribal Wisdom and Theodicy in the Book of the Twelve31
4Wisdom in the Psalter51
5Wisdom in the Book of Job73
6Wisdom in Proverbs99
7Wisdom in Qoheleth115
8The Meaning of Wisdom in Ben Sira133
9Wisdom in the Wisdom of Solomon149
10Wisdom, Apocalypticism, and Generic Compatibility165
11Wisdom in Q and Thomas187
12Wisdom and Apocalypticism in Mark223
13The Gospel of Matthew: A Sapiential Performance of an Apocalyptic Discourse245
14Wisdom and Apocalyptic in Paul263
15Wisdom and Apocalyptic in the Apocalypse of John: Desiring Sophia285
Index of Scriptural and Deuterocanonical References297
Index of Modern Authors313

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