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Jewish Wisdom in the Hellenistic Age
     

Jewish Wisdom in the Hellenistic Age

by John J. Collins
 

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In this exploration of Jewish wisdom during the Hellenistic period, internationally renowned scholar John J. Collins examines the books of Sirach and the Wisdom of Solomon, the Sentences of Pseudo-Phocylides, and the recently discovered Qumran Sapiential A text from the Dead Sea Scrolls - offering one of the first such examinations of this text in print. This

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In this exploration of Jewish wisdom during the Hellenistic period, internationally renowned scholar John J. Collins examines the books of Sirach and the Wisdom of Solomon, the Sentences of Pseudo-Phocylides, and the recently discovered Qumran Sapiential A text from the Dead Sea Scrolls - offering one of the first such examinations of this text in print. This commentary is a compelling analysis of these important texts and their continuing traditions.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780664238421
Publisher:
Westminster John Knox Press
Publication date:
04/28/2011
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.60(d)

Meet the Author

Dr David Collins is Principal/Chief Executive of South Cheshire College, UK. He has just recently been made a CBE for services to Further Education.

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