Israel's Wisdom Literature

Israel's Wisdom Literature

by Dianne Bergant
     
 

Dianne Bergant offers a fresh approach to all the wisdom books of the Hebrew Bible and the Greek Apocrypha. She concentrates on the final canonical form of each book and takes the "integrity of creation" as the basic interpretive perspective. This means, among other things, that the idea of the unity of humankind - indeed, the unity of all living things - lies at the… See more details below

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Dianne Bergant offers a fresh approach to all the wisdom books of the Hebrew Bible and the Greek Apocrypha. She concentrates on the final canonical form of each book and takes the "integrity of creation" as the basic interpretive perspective. This means, among other things, that the idea of the unity of humankind - indeed, the unity of all living things - lies at the heart of the approach.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780800628758
Publisher:
Augsburg Fortress, Publishers
Publication date:
09/05/2000
Series:
Liberation-Critical Reading of the Old Testament Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
208
Sales rank:
1,000,461
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.48(d)

Table of Contents

Editor's Foreword
Preface
1Introduction1
2Job15
3Psalms52
4Proverbs78
5Ecclesiastes108
6Song of Songs124
7Wisdom of Solomon142
8Sirach166
Index193

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